Problem

Gallstones

Other Names:
Gall stones
Stones in the gall bladder
Cholecystitis
Nature:

The presence of stones in the gall bladder is recognized by sharp pains in the abdomen that are severe, but episodic.

Incidence:

Two-thirds as many women as men suffer from gallstones. Lack of exercise is a contributing factor.

Broader Problems:
Diseases of gallbladder
Reduced By:
Caffeine abuse
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Subject(s):
Digestive system
Date of last update
04.01.2018 – 11:59 CET