Bile duct obstruction is a blockage in the tubes that carry bile from the liver to the gallbladder and small intestine. The possible causes of blocked bile duct may include cysts, gallstones, inflammation in bile ducts, narrowing of bile duct from scarring, liver & bile duct worms. The risk of gallstone obstruction may increase in people with the history of gallstones, chronic pancreatitis or pancreatic cancer, Injury in the abdominal area, recent biliary surgery, and recent biliary cancer.
Some of the symptoms of bile duct obstruction:
Abdominal pain in upper right side
Pal colored stools
Nausea and vomiting
When should you consult a doctor?
Consult a doctor if you have signs of unusual abdominal pain in upper right side and color changed urine stools.