How to recognize symptoms of gallbladder diseases
Gallstone attacks, Working of Gallbladder, Diseases of Gallbladder, Gallstones pain, gallbladder cancer
The symptoms of gall bladder disease may be quite distressing, with the most dreaded being gallstone attacks. The gallbladder is an important organ that plays a valuable role in the digestive system. The gallbladder releases bile at the time when digestion is needed. There fore it gallbladder plays an important function in digestion. It specially helps in breakdown of fats in intestine. Most important condition that occurs with gallbladder is gallstones and the most important reason for gallbladder pain is the presence of stone in gallbladder. This gallbladder stone can be detected by applying radiology techniques like Ultrasound and CT scan. The gallbladder is situated towards the upper right side of the abdomen just beneath the liver. Bile, which is produced by the liver, is essential for digestion, particularly of fats. The gallbladder works as a storage facility for bile and it releases it whenever food is consumed to facilitate digestion.
About 85%-95% of gallstones patients do not have any symptom of any gallbladder problem or diseases. Only 2% of patients develop pain during the start of first 10 years after the formation of gallstones. After this 10 years period, the chance for developing symptoms declines even more. Till now it is unclear what causes the reason to decline in symptoms after 10 years. Some doctors however suggest that “younger,” smaller stones may be more likely to cause symptoms than larger, older ones.
Following are most commonly known symptoms recognized by physician to confirm gallbladder diseases. These gallbladder disease symptoms are only symptoms and you need to confirm and ask your family doctor to do initial tests himself or order an ultrasound for you. If stone or any other problem like stone or mass is found in gallbladder is found than you will be referred to a gallbladder specialist doctor. Another common cause for gallbladder pain can be a gallbladder cancer or a tumor in gallbladder. If you are diagnosed with gallbladder cancer and have symptoms you will be referred for surgery or chemotherapy. Most of the times surgeons will remove your gallbladder if a cancer is detected in your gallbladder. The major cause of gallbladder cancer is gender and obesity. Gallbladder tumor is more common intact twice common in females. Most of patients with gallbladder cancer disease will die within one year at it is very difficult to treat and have poor prognosis. You should be very worried if you have are having following symptoms.
1: Steady severe pain in the upper abdomen that increases rapidly and lasts from 39 minutes to several hours.
2: Pain in back in between shoulders blades
3: Pain under the right shoulder is a symptom of Gallstones in Gallbladder.
4: Vomiting is another symptom of gallbladder disease
5: Abdominal bloating
6: Recurring intolerance to fatty foods.
7: Belching or burping
8: Gas is also a symptom that you have a problem in your gallbladder
10: Dizziness is another common after effect of disease in your gallbladder
11: Feeling of fullness or food not digesting
12: Bitter fluid comes up after eating
13: Constipation may be a reason for Gallbladder Gal-stones.
14: Stools light or chalky colored