Before the surgery, you may undergo several tests to ensure that you are healthy enough to undergo the procedure, some of these tests may include blood tests, imaging tests, and depending on your medical history, you may also need to undergo additional tests such as an EKG (Electrocardiogram) or an x-ray of your chest.
At this stage, it is highly recommended that you tell your doctor if you are currently taking any kind of medication, including supplements or over-the-counter drugs for the reason that certain medications can possibly interfere with the procedure.
This procedure is performed in order to provide permanent relief to a person that is suffering from gallbladder polyps or any problems that are associated with the gallbladder in general.
While both options are considered a safe operation, every surgical operation still carries some risks. Consult your doctor in order to minimize the risks as much as possible, risks of the removal of gallbladder include:
- Excessive bleeding
- Blood vessel damage
- Allergic reaction
- Injury to the small intestine
- Blood clots
- Heart problems
Even though resorting to natural treatments is not supported by most medical professionals, the majority of people would still attempt to treat gallbladder polyps through natural means. Some home remedies that can help provide relief from benign gallbladder polyps may include:
- Warm water enemas
- Eating beets or drinking beet juice
- Pear juice or pears
- Externally applying hot compress
- Drinking olive oil on an empty stomach
Some people would also recommend taking preventive steps in order to help reduce the development of gallbladder polyps. Some of these steps include avoiding the following: