Gall Stones Treatment is discussed and major issues pertaining to Gall Stone is discussed herewith.
Q. What is Gallbladder? What is the function of it?Gall bladder is a pear shaped pouch which is located under the liver. Its primary function is to store and concentrate bile. Gall bladder also secretes mucus .The gallbladder serves as a reservoir for bile while it’s not being used for digestion. The bile helps the digestive process by breaking up fats. It also drains waste products from the liver into the duodenum, a part of the small intestine.
Q. What are Gall Stones and What are the types of Gall Stones?Gallstones are generally small, hard deposits inside the gallbladder that are generally formed when stored bile crystallizes. Gallstones range in size. They can be as small as a grain of sand or as large as an apricot. The three most common types of gall stones are:
- Cholesterol gallstones
- Pigment gallstones
- Mixed stones