Gallbladder Diseases | Inflammation of Gallbladder

Gallbladder Diseases | Inflammation of Gallbladder


A gallbladder disease is a group of diseases. These are inflammation of gallbladder due to many conditions. As we know that gallbladder is a pear shaped structure just behind the liver. It is involved to store bile acid. And it transfer bile into small intestine for the digestion of fat. This article will focus on the inflammation of gallbladder instead of other problems in digestion and small intestine. In this article I will discuss about Results of gallbladder diseases, Gallstone, Biliary Dyskinesia, Cholesystitis, Choledocholithiasis, Gallbladder polyp, Gallbladder cancer, Abscess of gallbladder, Acalculous gallbladder diseases, Diagnose and Treatment of gallbladder diseases.

Results of gallbladder diseases:

As we know that bile produced in liver and stored in gallbladder. After this storage it is transferred to small intestine through capillaries. Bile is involved in the emulsification of fat. If its supply stops then emulsification of fat is not possible. Fats are very complex macromolecules, so that for their digestion its emulsification is most important. Inflammation of gallbladder stops digestion of fat. That causes many side effects on body.


It is most common disease in gallbladder. In this disease passageway of bile from gallbladder to small intestine stops. Stone produced in bile duct. It is produced due to the accumulation of cholesterol and calcium in gallbladder.


It is most dangerous and common disease. Most common symptoms of gallbladder are given below:

  • Dark color of urine indicates gallbladder disease.
  • Vomiting abdominal pain
  • Fever
  • Yellow skin


  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • Aging
  • Higher amount of estrogen in body


Biliary Dyskinesia:

It is also a most common disease. It will cause due to the improper functioning of gallbladder. In this condition food backup to the duct, due to improper functioning of Oddi sphincter. Oddi Sphincter lies between pancreases and small intestine.


  • Pain on upper abdomen
  • Vomiting
  • Bloating
  • Indigestion (especially fatty meals )


Cholesystitis is another type of gallbladder diseases. It is the severe type of gallbladder stone. In sever condition of blockage inflammation of gallbladder may cause. And this condition is called Cholesystitis. It may be acute or chronic.

Acute Cholesystitis:

It results during stone in gallbladder. It may leads pain on gallbladder. It is also responsible for chronic Cholesystitis.

Chronic Cholesystitis:

It is sever condition of Cholesystitis. It may leads to death. During this stage gallbladder losses its rigidity and its power to release and absorb bile.


It is next condition after Cholesystitis, During Choledocholithiasis stone is increased and reached at neck of the duct. It leads to sever condition and pain on gallbladder. In this condition bile cannot transfer to small intestine. Some most important symptoms for Choledocholithiasis are given below:

  • Chill
  • Vomiting
  • Dark color urine
  • Bolting
  • Pale yellow color of skin

Gallbladder polyp:

It is not severe diseases but may lead many other severe diseases that may leads to cancerous. In this disease gallbladder enhance in size. That may leads to malfunctioning of gallbladder and cancerous. Generally there are not any symptoms during initial condition, but shows many aspects during chronic stage.

  • Pain on abdomen
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Chill

Gallbladder cancer:

Cancer in gallbladder is very severe disease. We can say that it is silent disease in gallbladder. It may leads to death, because it’s diagnose and treatment is very difficult. It is next stage of gallbladder stone. It is due to the gallbladder stone in duct for long time, but there are many reasons for cancer in gallbladder. It is very common diseases after gallbladder stone. Its common symptoms are given below:

  • Chill
  • Vomiting
  • Dark color urine
  • Pale yellow color of skin
  • Severe pain on gallbladder


To diagnose gallbladder diseases depend upon the condition, type and stage of the disease. First of all it is indicated by symptoms of patient. Then it is diagnosed by x-ray and ultrasounds in severe condition.

HIDA scan:

It is a test like ultrasound that is used to diagnose duct and liver. It is test to check functioning of gallbladder.


Mostly in severe condition it is treated with medication but in initial stages it can be cure by food and healthy diet.


In the light of above discussion we can say that gallbladder diseases may leads many harmful and critical conditions so we should not ignore symptoms for gallbladder disease.





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