Gallstones Symptoms, Causes, Risks & Treatment

Gallstones are deposits which may appear in the gallbladder. This is an organ which accumulates bile, a secretion of the liver. Bile participates in digesting food.

1. The stones may make no discomfort at all and people have no idea they have it. Gallstones are constructed of salt, cholesterol, bilirubin. They may vary in size, being as small as a particle of sand or as big as an apricot.