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contracted galblader with high bilirubin

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bilirubin is very high, test shows 29%, in ultrasound reoprt it is found that galblader is contracted due to wall thickness. how may I be treated. Please guide me.
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replied September 15th, 2011
Hello,

Welcome to ehealthforum

I am sorry to hear about your state.High bilirubin indicate liver disorder and gall bladder contraction can also be due to stones,infection,inflammation etc.
You might be requiring dietary modification and medications first to lower bilirubin levels.If needed Gall bladder might also be treated by drugs otherwise surgical treatment is the option.
COnsider visiting a Physician for evaluation.

Take care!


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replied September 16th, 2011
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Bile duct blockage can cause bile to back up to the liver and then into the blood. This may be difficult to separate from other liver problems, but in your case it sounds as if they have already diagnosed a gallbladder issue.
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