• Gallbladder stones affect a large number of people. However, due to the lack of symptoms, surgery is not necessary for the majority of those individuals. However, surgery may be necessary if Gall bladder stones produce symptoms such as stomach pain. The removal of the gallbladder is performed during a cholecystectomy, a surgical surgery.
  • Potential problems and side effects are inherent in any surgical procedure. You should know that removing your gallbladder surgically isn’t always necessary if you have Gall bladder stones. Now we will examine Gall bladder stones and the symptoms that indicate the need for gallbladder removal surgery.

What are Gall Bladder Stones?

  • Bile acids are stored in the gallbladder, a little organ located beneath the liver. The digestive process relies on bile acids, which help break down fatty foods. A person’s bile duct allows the gallbladder to empty its contents into the intestines whenever they eat.
  • In rare cases, the gallbladder itself might develop Gall bladder stones. It is common to have Gall bladder stones. The lack of symptoms is the main reason why most people are unaware they have Gall bladder stones. However, for some individuals, Gall bladder stones can cause discomfort and other symptoms.

For what reasons do some Gall bladder stone sufferers opt to have their gallbladder surgically removed?

  • If Gall bladder stone symptoms persist, surgical removal of the gallbladder may be necessary. The passageway connecting the gallbladder and the bile duct can become clogged with Gall bladder stones. Biliary colic is a distinct kind of abdominal pain that manifests when this occurs and causes:
  • Usually begins in the belly button area on the right side of the body
  • Occasionally reaches the right shoulder or upper back
  • Extends from fifteen minutes to hours
  • Possible symptoms include a nauseous or vomiting reaction; onset is sudden or in the wee hours of the morning
  • Biliary colic is uncomfortable, but it poses no health risks. However, it indicates that you should have your gallbladder removed. The reason behind this is that Gall bladder stones might lead to more severe difficulties in individuals who suffer from biliary colic.

Is it wise to get your gallbladder removed at certain points in time?

No amount of medication will dissolve Gall bladder stones. In order to prevent Gall bladder stone problems, individuals experiencing Gall bladder stone symptoms typically require surgical removal of their gallbladder.

Cholecystectomy is the procedure of choice for experts in the following cases:

  • If your Gall bladder stones are causing symptoms, your healthcare practitioner may advise you to have your gallbladder removed. The goal here is to forestall the onset of more major issues down the road.
  • Inflammation of the gallbladder: Acute cholecystitis is a life-threatening illness. Cholecystectomy is a common component of treatment plans.
  • Pancreatic inflammation: other major health issues might develop when Gall bladder stones cause pancreatitis.
  • The carcinoma of the gallbladder is quite uncommon. However, gallbladder removal surgery may be beneficial if you have gallbladder cancer or are at high risk of developing gallbladder cancer.


If you are suffering due to gall stones gettting the gall bladder removed with the help of a gallbladder stone surgeon in Ahmedabad can help you by relieving the symptoms. If you are in Gujarat you can get consultation from Dr Atul Shah for Safe Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Ahmedabad.

Dr Atul Shah

Dr Atul Shah

Dr. Atul Shah is a senior Laparoscopic & GI Surgeon practicing at Ahmedabad for more than 25 years. At present he is the MEDICAL DIRECTOR, at Kaizen institute of Gastroenterology and practicing laparoscopic Bariatric and Hernia surgeon.

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