Ease Your Pain and Get Back to Your Life
If you're like most people, you don’t ever really think about your gallbladder — unless something goes wrong. This small, pear-shaped organ does have a role to play in your body’s functioning, and when it isn’t working right, your symptoms can be uncomfortable, distressing, and painful. Whether you have gallbladder inflammation, gallstones, or another gallbladder problem, the nationally acclaimed team at AdventHealth will help you find lasting relief with advanced gallbladder disease treatments that help relieve your pain and get back to not thinking about your gallbladder.
Move Forward with Gallbladder Disease Treatment
- Diagnosing Gallbladder Disease
You want to move forward with your life, but unpleasant and painful symptoms of gallbladder problems are standing in the way. You don't have to face them alone. You may be experiencing nausea and vomiting, fever and chills, or abdominal pain that spreads to other areas. Whatever your symptoms, the compassionate team at AdventHealth can help you understand what's causing them and figure out a plan to treat them efficiently and effectively.
Because there are many possible gallbladder problems with very similar symptoms, the first step is an accurate gallbladder pain diagnosis. The nationally-acclaimed experts within our network of care will determine exactly what’s causing your condition with tests that may include an endoscopy, ultrasound, and/or biopsy. Once we determine the cause, we can begin to provide the gallbladder disease treatments you need to move forward.
- Understanding Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder disease isn't one of those "high-profile" diseases, which makes it a bit of a mystery to most people. This is why education is part of our commitment to your care. We're here to provide information and answers to help you understand your gallbladder problems. As one of America’s high-performing hospital networks for digestive health, the compassionate team at AdventHealth is committed to guiding you through every step, from diagnosis to treatment to getting back to the fulfilling lifestyle you deserve.
There are several different gallbladder diseases, but they share many common symptoms, which can include:
- Acid Reflux
- Dark-Colored Urine
- Light-Colored Stools
- Pain in the Middle and Upper-Right Abdomen, Possibly Radiating to Other Areas
No matter what condition or symptoms you're experiencing, we'll take a comprehensive, uniquely tailored approach that considers not just the impact of gallbladder disease treatments on your body, but on your mood and stress level as well.
- Nationally Acclaimed Gallbladder Disease Treatment
At AdventHealth, we see you as a whole person, not just a name on a chart. Gallbladder disease can have many forms, and we’ll never take a one-size-fits-all approach to your treatment. Some of the hospitals in our network have even been specifically recognized for their extraordinary treatment of gastrointestinal disorders. Our empathetic team will be at your side to help you find a path to relief. We’ll help ease your pain and control your symptoms, so you can return to your life, pain-free.
Types of gallbladder disease can include:
- Acute or Chronic Cholecystitis (Gallbladder Inflammation)
- Gallbladder Cancer
Depending on your condition, symptoms, and diagnosis, some of our treatments may include:
- Drug Therapy (to Dissolve Gallstones)
- Endoscopic Gallbladder Removal
- Gallbladder Removal Surgery
- Shockwave Therapy, a Non-Surgical, Non-Invasive Treatment for Gallstones
You’ll also have access to our comprehensive team of dietitians, nutritionists, physical therapists, and spiritual-care providers who can help you make simple lifestyle adjustments that will help you feel better physically, while soothing your mind and easing any stress you may be experiencing.