What is Gallbladder
A common question is what are gallbladder stones and how are they formed. Gallstones form in the gallbladder which is also known as Pitta in Urdu. To understand the gallbladder and its functions, we first need to understand the digestive system. When we eat food, the food passes through the mouth down the food pipe into the stomach. The stomach is responsible for chewing the food and converting it into a liquid before sending it further for digestion in the intestines. The liver is producing a critical liquid called bile which helps in the digestion of fats. Bile flows through tubes from the liver and reaches the small intestines.
Stones in Gallbladder
The gallbladder is a small balloon-like structure hanging from these tubes. Between meals, the bile that is produced from the liver is stored in the gallbladder. Sometimes stones form inside the gallbladder. These are commonly referred to as gall bladder stones or gall stones and in Urdu called pitta stones. Gallbladder stone removal can be done efficiently using advance techniques like Laparoscopic cholecystectomy surgery.
Causes of Gallbladder stones
We don’t know why the stones form The stones conform for several reasons including dehydration sudden weight gain sudden weight loss pregnancies hormone in balance is. Many people have gallstones or gall bladder stones and don’t know about it because the stones are silent. Sometimes these stones can irritate the gallbladder that could be painful. And other times the stones can block the mouth of the gallbladder causing a severe pain attack. This is called cholecystitis or inflammation of the gall bladder from gall stones.
What to do if you have gallbladder stones
When this happens, you should be seen by a doctor who may prescribe antibiotics. The most important thing you should do is see a laparoscopic surgeon to have the gall bladder removed laparoscopically through tiny holes using a camera called Laparoscopic cholecystectomy surgery in Pakistan of gall bladder removal surgery.