Gallbladder symptoms and signs of inflammation

Gallbladder symptoms and signs of inflammation

Inflammation of the gallbladder is a health problem that affects the gallbladder and is associated with certain signs. In this article, we know the symptoms of bitterness.

Disease , inflammation of the gallbladder (Cholecystitis) affects the gallbladder, a small organ size in the form of pear, located in the right area of the abdomen down part of the liver, accompanied by various symptoms of infection bitterness.

Inside the gallbladder there is liquid that aids in the digestion process, and is released into the small intestine when needed.

Gallbladder symptoms and signs of inflammation
Gallbladder symptoms and signs of inflammation

Sometimes the gallbladder can become infected for several reasons, including gallstones that block the duct exiting from it.

This can cause the gallbladder to become infected with inflammation, along with many other causes such as disease, tumor, and others.

It should be noted that if medical assistance is not received in the event of cholecystitis and the symptoms of gallbladder appear, this may be accompanied by life-threatening symptoms, including gallbladder rupture.

Symptoms of the gallbladder 

Inflammation of the gallbladder is associated with some symptoms and signs, which it is necessary to know in order to seek medical help if it appears.

Symptoms of gallbladder and signs of inflammation are:

  1. Severe pain, concentrated in the right or center of the abdomen.
  2. Pain that spreads to the right shoulder area and right side of the back
  3. Feeling of swelling in the abdomen when touched
  4. Nausea and vomiting
  5. High body temperature
  6. High white blood cells count in the body
  7. Severe pain that begins suddenly and intensifies with breathing
  8. Abdominal distention
  9. Decreased or lack of appetite
  10. Sweating
  11. Soft, light stools
  12. Jaundice , which is yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes
  13. Itching.
It should be noted that these symptoms may appear over several days, and they fall from one victim to another, and the pain may last for about 30 minutes in each episode.

It is also important to know that bitterness symptoms appear worse after eating a high-fat meal.

When should you consult a doctor?

Since the symptoms of bitterness and signs of inflammation are different, you should consult a doctor if the above-mentioned symptoms appear, or if they intensify and become more severe.

It is worth noting that symptoms of cholecystitis can take a year to develop, so you should seek immediate medical help as it arises.

Diagnosis of gallbladder symptoms

When gallbladder symptoms appear and seek medical help, your doctor will diagnose cholecystitis with the following tests:
  • cause cholecystitis
  • Blood test: Detects high white blood cells count in the body, which indicates an inflammation.
  • A picture of the gallbladder: which reveals symptoms of gallbladder and signs of inflammation.
After diagnosing an injury, the doctor will prescribe the appropriate treatment according to each case.