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Signs of a Gallbladder Issue

Signs of a Gallbladder Issue

by Aaron Glueck (SU)
The gallbladder is a pear-shaped organ found under the liver on the right side of the upper abdominal cavity. Its function is to store and concentrate bile created by the liver. The bile is essential for breaking up fats for digestion and it drains waste from the liver into the small intestine.

Do I Really Need a Gastroenterologist?

Do I Really Need a Gastroenterologist?

by Douglas Liantonio (SU)
Let’s talk about what treatments gastroenterologists do so you can have a better understanding of whether you need to see one to treat your condition.

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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