WHAT IS GALL BLADDER?
The gallbladder is a pear-shaped organ that rests beneath the right side of the liver. Its main purpose is to collect and concentrate a digestive liquid [bile] produced b the liver .Bile is released from the gallbladder after eating,aiding digestion.Bile travels through narrow tubular channels [bile ducts] into the small intestine. Removal of the gallbladder is not associated with an impairment of digestion in most people.
WHAT CAUSES GALLBLADDER PROBLEMS?
- If the gallstone blocks the common bile duct, jaundice[a yellowing o the skin]can occur.