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What is the Difference Between a Hematologist and a Hepatologist?

What is the Difference Between a Hematologist and a Hepatologist?

by Yenny (SU)
Do you know which type of doctor to see if you have a blood condition that needs treatment – a hematologist or a hepatologist? Medical terms can be confusing and it’s easy to get them mixed up, especially when they are just about identical. One common example of this is the confusion between a hematologist and a hepatologist. They sound very similar – you may even think they are the same thing at first glance, but they are completely different types of doctors.

Is the Gallbladder Necessary?

Is the Gallbladder Necessary?

by Yenny (SU)
The gallbladder is a pear-shaped organ that is located directly below the liver. It helps the digestive system by storing bile and sending concentrated amounts of it into the small intestine for exit when necessary. Bile is a fluid that helps the body digest fats. The liver produces bile and sends it to the gallbladder to be stored until it is needed for digestion.

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