Cholecystitis (Gallbladder Inflammation)

About- Cholecystitis which may be acute or chronic is the inflammation of the gallbladder.

 Severe pain in the upper right or center abdomen
 Pain may radiate to the right shoulder or back
 A high white blood cell count
 Abdominal bloating
 Loss of appetite
 Nausea and Vomiting
 Tenderness on the upper-right hand side of the abdomen
It usually occurs when drainage from the gallbladder becomes blocked (mostly from a ‚ÄčGallstones
). Other possible reasons are
 Bile duct blockage
 Blood vessel problems
 Excess cholesterol in the gallbladder
 Infection in the bile duct
 Tumor in the liver, pancreas or gallbladder

Specialists to Visit -
 General Surgeon

 Emergency Medicine Doctor

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