Calculus of gallbladder with acute cholecystitis without obstruction refers to the building up of bile in the gallbladder and its inflammation.
Gallstones are more likely to hit some specific ethnic groups like the Mexican Americans and the Native Americans. Blood tests, CT scan and an ultrasound can help detect the gallstones.
There are plenty of risk factors for calculus of gallbladder with acute cholecystitis without obstruction. It affects adults mostly. The chances increase with age and include certain risk factors.
The following characteristics can put you at risk of developing gallstones:
- If you incorporate a high fat diet on a daily basis
- If your diet is too low on fiber
- If you are facing heavy weight issues such as obesity or being overweight
- If you are currently facing old age
- If you are a woman, especially if you are obese or old or both
- If you are taking certain drugs that could make you susceptible to this
- If you have been losing a lot of weight suddenly, with no real reason
Common symptoms of calculus of gallbladder with acute cholecystitis without obstruction include:
- Episodes of abdominal pain
- Nausea and vomiting
Tenderness of abdomen
- Pale stools
- Dark colored urine
Sometimes the pain radiates to the shoulder blades, especially that of the right shoulder.
Diagnosis is done by conducting blood tests, CT scan, MRI, HIDA scan, Ultrasonography, Oral-cholecystogram before an X-ray.
What tests to take
Taking a blood test will show your complete blood count and if there are any abnormalities, especially in your liver
- X-rays are taken just to ensure that there are no internal infections or swellings
- Ultrasonography is done just to ensure that there are no infections such as gallstones and diseases
- MRI scans are done to check for abnormalities in the abdomen and notice if anything is wrong
Treatment option for calculus of gallbladder with acute cholecystitis without obstruction involves taking care of health, watching out on high fat, high cholesterol foods, and proper medication as recommended by doctors.
- Eating a healthy and balanced diet
- Losing weight if obese
- Eating high fiber fruits and vegetables
- Staying hydrated
- Avoiding food having high fat content
Treatment options for calculus of gallbladder with acute cholecystitis without obstruction involve:
- Pain relievers
- Laparoscopic Surgery
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