Like footballs, they can inflate depending on how much bile is inside, although not as much as some may think. The bile which enters the gallbladder will have changed when it exits. This is because the gallbladder also removes some water and electrolytes. Gallbladder sludge is a collection of cholesterol, calcium, bilirubin, and other compounds that build up in the gallbladder.
Continue scrolling to read more below. Potential gallbladder problems. The following conditions are all gallbladder diseases. Bile produced in the liver goes through the duct, which is initially two separate ducts tapering into one.
Inflammation of the gallbladder. Any disease that affects your gallbladder is considered a gallbladder disease. About twenty percent of gallstones are pigment stones.
When needed, it continues through the duct and enters the duodenum the first section of the small intestine. Gallbladders differ in size according to the size of their corresponding human, but they are around 4 long and can hold up to. Bile in the gallbladder may crystallize and form gallstones, which can become painful and potentially life threatening.