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Cholecystitis: Introduction

Cholecystitis: Inflammation of the gallbladder which concentrates and stores bile. The condition may occur suddenly (acute) or persist over a longer period of time (chronic). More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cholecystitis is available below.

Symptoms of Cholecystitis

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Causes of Cholecystitis

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Cholecystitis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Cholecystitis

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Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the " more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" ( more »

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Definitions of Cholecystitis:

Inflammation of the GALLBLADDER; generally caused by impairment of BILE flow, GALLSTONES in the BILIARY TRACT, infections, or other diseases. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Inflammation of the gall bladder - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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