Gallstones (cholelithiasis) – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology



What are gallstones? Gallstones are solid stones that are produced in the gallbladder when there’s an imbalance in the composition of bile. The main types of gallstones are cholesterol stones, bilirubin stones, and brown stones. Find more videos at

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43 Comments

  1. Too technical for a layman.

  2. Does gallstones lead to pain in lower left pelvis area?

  3. Thanks for clearing doubt between UCB stones and CB Stones

  4. Does anyone have histology diagram for gall stones

  5. You can see them on ultrasounds

  6. Treatment hasn't been addressed in the video 🙁
    I didn't see anything about taking bile salts or other ways to restore bile composition.
    I pressed like because it's well made and I learned a lot of chemistry (not sure I'll use it though) but I didn't find what I was looking for.

  7. Excellent video content! Excuse me for the intrusion, I would appreciate your initial thoughts. Have you tried – Parlandealey Escaping Gallstone Process (erm, check it on google should be there)? It is an awesome one of a kind guide for learning how to eliminate Gallstones naturally without the headache. Ive heard some awesome things about it and my old buddy Taylor after a lifetime of fighting got great success with it.

  8. where can I find the sources?

  9. Currently crying myself to sleep because i can't get surgery for my gallbladder at the moment 😣

  10. after got fatty liver can we remove gallbladder thanks

  11. Wasted 8 mins. I was lookong for treatment

  12. gallstone can be dissolves by medicines only. i am the proof. if needed help plss contact me whatsapp 919933558033

  13. My daughter got diagnosed with gallstones at 6 weeks

  14. I got a recommendation from a friend in England to buy some Cattle gallstones to help treat my heart and liver ailments and thank God I got it and I think all will be well with me again. contact if interested in some wickr// kallywayn

  15. ADDED NOTES :Clinical features :
    -Majority asymptomatic.
    -inflammation or obstruction when they pass through the cystic duct .
    -biliary colic – long lasting and constant pain .(large stones cannot get into the ducts )
    -CHOLECYSTITIS ,CARCINOMA , OBSTRUCTION,ACUTE PANCREATITIS.

    Treatment .
    -diet change
    -cholecystectomy (severe cases)
    -laproscopy

    😁Source : Robbins

  16. Thank you so much . Robbins is very vast and your videos make learning very interesting and easier to understand the text book . Please keep uploading more videos .🤩🤩

  17. Besides analysing the composition of types of gallstones there is absolutely no discussion of treatment, management etc. Could you either change the title which is misleading, or redo the video?

  18. wait you didnt really talk about the treatments

  19. To anyone suffering from gallstones (basically 100% of humanity): There is a method to get rid of your gallstones that has helped thousands of people worldwide suffering from sever gallstone issues. BE ADVISED that the Epsom Salt procedure lasts for 2 days, make sure to do it when you don't plan on going anywhere. The procedure is as follows:

    I. Dissolving Gallstones. The very first step is to relatively dissolve the hundreds (if not thousands) of gallstones that are located in your system. To achieve this, you need to drink 1 quart of ORGANIC apple juice for the period of 5 days minimum. The pectin in the apple juice will dissolve the larger gallstones, rendering them easier to empty.

    II. Epsom Salt, Grapefruit juice and Extra virgin olive oil: After having consumed 1 quart of ORGANIC apple juce every day, we may now commence the actual procedure of gallstone removal.

    On the morning of the day in question, avoid consuming the following foods:

    -fats, oils

    -margarine, butter

    -milk, other dairy products

    -meat

    4:00 PM: Dissolve 4 leveled tablespoon of Epsom salt in 26 Oz of water. Portion the solution out into 4 equal doses (6,5 Oz)

    18:00 PM: Drink the first portion of the Epsom Salt solution.

    20:00 PM: Drink the second portion of the Epsom Salt solution.

    21:00 PM Pour 4,5 Oz of EXTRA VIRGIN Olive Oil into a 1 quart bottle. Put 1 big or 2 small RED grapefruits in hot water and leave them in it for a few minutes. Then squeeze the juice (You will need around 7 Oz). Pour it all into the bottle holding the Olive Oil. Shake it frantically until it becomes water like.

    22:00 PM Shake the Grapefruit solution again and drink it while STANDING (Those too sensitive for tastes can use a straw to avoid gagging/throwing up). Try your best to drink the solution within 5 minutes. Once done, IMMEDIATELY lay down (preferably try to fall asleep). For at least 20 minutes, try to stay completely still.

    Next Morning (not earlier than 06:00 AM). Drink the third portion of Epsom Salt Solution. Around this time, you should have a very intense bowel movement resulting in diarrhea. 2 hours later, drink the last portion of Epsom Salt. Expect intense bowel movements for the next 2 hours. This is the time when most of your gallstones will empty from your system. After around two hours (or once the diarrhea stopped), you may start consuming juices (vegetable, fruit), 30 minutes later you may consume fruits. 1 hour later you may eat as usual, but first, preferrably light foods.

  20. I love this channel too much ;making study easier than before
    We are waiting for more videos in general surgery please😊😊🥰

  21. Cheers for the video content! Forgive me for chiming in, I would love your thoughts. Have you tried – Parlandealey Escaping Gallstone Process (Have a quick look on google cant remember the place now)? It is an awesome one off guide for learning how to eliminate Gallstones naturally minus the normal expense. Ive heard some extraordinary things about it and my old buddy Taylor finally got cool results with it.

  22. What treatment of bilestone

  23. My favorite medical channel on Youtube so far… Thank you for being amazing

  24. I really appreciate your work but Treatment, Symptoms?

  25. Thank u so much u r just an angel for medical student

  26. HAEY YOU, WHERE ARE THE SYMPTOMS DIAGNOSIS N TREATMENT ??? YOU BETTER CHANGE TO READ AS "TUITION FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS"

  27. 1 dislike from me bcoz u r speaking as if we r ur medical students. We r actually patients or probable patients or scared not to become patients or kith n kin of patients. Pls know dat we r lay people.

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  29. I take Ursodiol prescription to dissolve gallstone. Do you have any diet recommendations to help the medicine dissolve the stone?

  30. Very well explanation. Drink chamomile. It helps.

  31. Oh wow I assumed stones were formed because of dehydration buts it’s actually cholesterol

  32. My grandma is getting sergery from that is she going to die?

  33. And me again 🤣🤣 Awesomely informative and perfectly explained! Thank you so much! 😊😊 14/8/2019

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