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Tag: Gallstones

Stomach pain at night, night time stomach pain, stomach pain, stomach ache at night
January 11, 2021

Picture this - you have sent that important email, rushed to cook and eat dinner, cleaned up the house and put the children to bed. Now it’s your time to cuddle up and get a good night’s sleep. But as you are dozing off in the world of dreams, you are interrupted by a throbbing pain the stomach. Stomach pain at night is a surprisingly common condition.  In this article, Dr Mayank Madan, a leading general surgeon at the CK Birla Hospital, discusses some common reasons behind nighttime

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Cholecystectomy,Gallbladder Removal Surgery
March 30, 2020

The gallbladder is a four-inch organ located in the upper-right area of the abdomen, under the liver. It helps produce, store, and transport bile, a yellowish-brown fluid produced by the liver. This fluid is responsible for digesting and breaking down food with fats. When problems arise, if first-line treatments do not work, and the issue is persistent, doctors may recommend removal to prevent further complications. Though the gallbladder is a component of the biliary system, it is not

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Gallbladder Stones Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
September 30, 2019

Gallstones are solid deposits that accrete within the gallbladder when there is a chemical imbalance in the digestive fluid bile. Their prevalence among adults has become increasingly common in recent years. Gallstones are a considerable risk factor for gallbladder cancer, which contributes to around 10% of cancer cases worldwide. Moreover, gallstones have been found in 80% of GBC patients in India. Their presence worsens the condition of cancer patients and decreases the chances of

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