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www.drugs.com/health-guide/cholecystitis.html

Mar 18, 2021 ... Gallstones alone can cause episodes of crampy abdominal pain without any infection. This is called biliary colic. Women are more likely than men ...

www.lanermc.org/community/lane-health-blog/warning-signs-you-may-need-your-gallbladder-removed

Mar 29, 2018 ... Slim woman touching her belly on white background ... The gallbladder's role is in digestion, and while it does serve a purpose, ...

gastro.org/practice-guidance/gi-patient-center/topic/gallstones

Gallstones are pieces of hard, solid matter that can form in the gallbladder and cause pain in the upper abdomen, ... This is called biliary sludge.

www.racgp.org.au/afp/2013/july/biliary-pain

Chronic acalculous cholecystitis presents with typical biliary pain, but no stones on ultrasound. If the ultrasound shows sludge, polyp(s), or evidence of ...

www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info/cholecystitis

It may be acute (come on suddenly) and cause severe pain in the upper abdomen. Or it may be chronic (multiple recurrent episodes) with swelling and irritation ...

healthlibrary.brighamandwomens.org/Library/DiseasesConditions/Adult/Liver/85,P00661

The sludge builds up in your gallbladder. It happens mainly to pregnant women or to people who have had a very fast weight loss.

www.healthdirect.gov.au/gallstones

Gallstones are hard, pebble-like masses that are produced from bile in the gallbladder, that can result in symptoms such as pain, fever or jaundice.

nutritionguide.pcrm.org/nutritionguide/view/Nutrition_Guide_for_Clinicians/1342013/all/Cholelithiasis

Sep 18, 2020 ... In the US about 9% of women and 6% of men have gallstones, ... A sludge containing cholesterol, mucin, calcium salts, and bilirubin forms, ...

www.cancer.org/cancer/gallbladder-cancer/detection-diagnosis-staging/signs-and-symptoms.html

Jul 12, 2018 ... Some people with gallbladder cancer sometimes have vomiting as a symptom. Jaundice. If the cancer gets big enough to block the bile ducts, bile ...

www.wakehealth.edu/Condition/g/Gallbladder-Disease

Between 1 and 3% of people with symptomatic gallstones develop inflammation in the gallbladder (acute cholecystitis), which occurs when stones or sludge block ...

www.abingtonhealth.org/healthy-living/health-news/library/articles-related-to-pregnancy-and-breastfeeding/a-guide-to-gallstones-during-pregnancy

During pregnancy, the risk of developing gallstones or sludge in the ... anywhere from 3.5 to 10 percent of pregnant women can have asymptomatic gallstones.