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Cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal)

A cholecystectomy is surgery to remove your gallbladder, which is usually done using keyhole surgery. Find out how and why this operation is done.

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Cholecystitis (gallbladder inflammation)

Cholecystitis is an inflammation of the gallbladder, often caused by gallstones. It can be very painful and usually needs prompt treatment.

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Laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Gallstones are a common problem. An operation to remove your gallbladder should result in you being free of pain and able to eat a normal diet.

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Open cholecystectomy

Gallstones are a common problem. An operation to remove your gallbladder should result in you being free of pain and able to eat a normal diet.

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Cholecystectomy and exploration of the bile duct

Gallstones can move into your common bile duct. An operation to remove your gallbladder and any stones in your common bile duct should result in you being free of pain and able to eat a normal diet.

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Gallstones

Psychosis may be caused or triggered by certain mental illnesses and/or drug use in vulnerable people. Find out more about causes and treatments.

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Pancreatitis

Acute pancreatitis appears as sudden, severe upper abdominal (tummy) pain, that may spread to your back. Read about pancreatitis symptoms and treatment.

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What your poo (stool) says about your health

Your poo can give clues about your diet, fluid intake, medication use and lifestyle. Shape, colour and texture all counts. Learn more.

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Jaundice in adults

Jaundice is a yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes. It can affect newborns; however, this information is about jaundice in adults, its associated symptoms, underlying causes and treatment options.

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Abdominal pain

Abdominal pain, stomach cramps or sharp gut pain can have many causes. Learn about them and their treatment as well as when to see a doctor.

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