What Is The Treatment Of Gallbladder Pain?

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Balanced Health Today Call Now 1(888)277-4980 If you have no gallbladder pain even if you have gallstones but never had pain), you need no treatment. Some patients who have had one or two attacks may elect to avoid treatment. Pain during an acute attack is often treated with morphine. Medical treatments include * oral bile salt therapy 50% effective, * ursodiol Actigall, for example * dissolution, and * lithotripsy shock waves. The definitive treatment is to remove the gallbladder and or the obstructing gallstones by surgery. Currently, the surgical method of choice is laparoscopic surgery, where the gallbladder is removed by instruments using only small incisions in the abdomen. However, some patients may require more extensive surgery. Usually, people do well once the gallbladder is removed unless there is an underlying cause that mimics gallbladder pain for example, biliary dyskinesia, a motility disorder of sphincter of Oddi. Women who are pregnant are treated like women who are not pregnant, although pregnant women more commonly have cholesterol gallstone development than non-pregnant women. Although supportive care is tried in women who are pregnant, acute cholecystitis is the second most common surgical emergency in pregnancy appendicitis is the first.
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