Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Gallstone Treatment in Chennai

Gallstones  ​ are stones or lumps that develop in the gallbladder or bile duct when
substances harden and takes the shape of small stones.

There are two main types of gallstones:
Cholesterol gallstones-​ these may form if there is excess cholesterol in the bile. This is the main type of gallstones found among people.

Pigment Gallstones- ​ These form when the bile has  excess bilirubin.They are more common among patients who have liver diseases, infected bile tubes or blood disorders, such as sickle-cell anemia etc.

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Major causes of Gallstones are:

Experts are still not completely sure about why some people develop a chemical
imbalance in their gallbladder which causes gallstones. Overweight or obese , eating a diet that’s high in fat or cholesterol, rapid weight loss within a short period of time, eating diet that’s high in fiber, having diabetes mellitus are the main causes of Gallstones.

Symptoms of Gallstones are:

Gallstones may cause no signs or symptoms. If a gallstones forms in a duct and causes a blockage, following signs and symptoms may result , such as sudden and intensifying pain in the upper right portion of your abdomen, back pain between your shoulder blades,​ pain in your right shoulder is the main symptoms of ​ Gallstones. Other Symptoms are ​fever 4F or above, more persistent pain, rapid heartbeat, yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes, itchy skin, diarrhoea, chills or shivering attacks are other symptoms.

Treatment Procedure:

Surgery to remove the Gall Bladder:​ Your doctor may recommend surgery to remove your gallbladder, since gallstones frequently recur.  Once your gallbladder
has been removed, bile start flows directly from your liver into your smallintestine,rather than being stored in your gallbladder.You don’t need your gallbladder  to live,and gallbladder removal doesn’t affect your ability to digest food,but it can cause diarrhoea, which is usually temporary.

Medications to dissolve gallstones: Medications like ursodiol oral, URSO Forte oral, Actigall oral, URSO 250 oral, chenodiol oral, Chenodal oral you take by mouth may help dissolve gallstones.it can take months, years or whole life of treatment to dissolve your gallstones in this way.Sometimes medications don’t works.Medications for gallstonearen’t commonly used and are reserved for people who can’t undergo surgery.

The hospital offers best Gallstone Treatment in Chennai with the help of dedicated team of doctors and other staff.
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