Gallbladder Disease: Signs and Symptoms

Your gallbladder may be small (only about four inches), but it plays a vital role in digestion. Located just under the liver, the gallbladder stores bile produced by the liver. Responding to certain signals, the gallbladder squeezes the stored bile into the small intestine through a series of tubes. Bile is a fluid that has […]

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Where is My Gallbladder?

The gallbladder is the pear-shaped organ located behind the liver, on the right side of the abdomen. It plays an important role in digestion as a storage area for bile. Bile is that green, yellow, or brown liquid that’s used for the digestion of fat. Produced by the liver, it is stored in the gallbladder […]

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