The bladder is largely a pear-shaped pouch for storing bile (a liquid created by the liver to assist digest fatty foods). However, if one in every of the bile ducts – the tubes that transport bile from the liver to the bladder and additionally from the bladder to the epithelial duct – gets blocked with sludge or gallstones or is infected or inflamed, the person will expertise pain. The conditions that area unit related to bladder pain.
Gallbladder problems are usually caused by the presence of gallstones which are usually small and hard, consisting primarily of cholesterol and bile salts that form in the gallbladder or in the bile duct. Surgical removal of the gallbladder is the time honored and safest treatment of gallbladder disease.
Related Journals of Gall Bladder
Journal of Liver, Current Bladder Dysfunction Reports, American Journal of Physiology - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology, Annual Review of Physiology.