SYMPTOMS OF GALLBLADDER INFECTION

  • April 25, 2016
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The Gallbladder is an organ in our body, which is in the right upper abdomen. It is usually about a four inch size and below the liver. The Gallbladder stores fluids, fat and cholesterol. Any pain and infection leads to be called Gall bladder infection or disease.

Gall bladder includes bile, which helps to break down the food into the small intestine. So when you take the food, it’s your Gall bladder, which helps to break down the fatty foods. Reasons of infection can be due to blockage in the gall bladder and it can be due to infections in the surrounding tissues which can occur if there is any blockage in the blood vessels.

Symptoms Of Gall Bladder Infection

If anybody feels the below mentioned symptoms, kindly contact with your Doctor for consultation.

1. Fever

Fever can be the result of infection. The Gallbladder is the sensitive organ in nature, you can feel the hike in the temperature when you had the infection into your Gall bladder.

2. Rapid Breathing

If your Gall bladder infection spreads into the vessels than you will feel confusion and difficulty while taking breathing.

3. Pain

If one feels the pain in the abdomen than it is due to Gall Bladder Infection. Pain can be last up to 6 hours, in that case you have rushed to the Doctors.

4. Gastrointestinal Disturbance

Disturbance can occur due to slow activity of the Small Intestine. It can be due to the infection.

5. Jaundice

When a stone found in the bladder, you can observe the color of your skin changes to yellow.

There are certain tests which can be recommended by the doctor to diagnose  the problem are as follows:

  • Urine Test
  • Ultrasound
  • MRCP (Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Blood test
  • CT Scan
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound