Acute cholecystitis

What is acute cholecystitis?

Acute cholecystitis is inflammation of the gallbladder. It usually happens when a gallstone blocks the cystic duct.

What are the symptoms of acute cholecystitis?

Sharp pain in the right upper part of the tummy.


Being sick or being sick.


Loss of appetite

Yellowing of the skin, and the whites of the eyes

Nausea, vomiting.

What should I do if I have symptoms of acute cholecystitis?

Consult your healthcare provider immediately.

Serious complications can occur if it is not treated promptly.

Your healthcare provider may ask you to go to the hospital.

How is acute cystitis diagnosed and treated?

Your healthcare provider will order blood tests, imaging.

IV fluids, Medicines to relieve pain are administered.

Surgery maybe recommended for removal of gallbladder.

How can I lower my risk of acute cholecystitis?

Eat a healthy balanced diet, cut down high cholesterol food.

Maintain normal body weight by eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly.

Avoid abrupt weight loss, talk to your healthcare provider to obtain gradual weight loss plan.


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