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Reason for thickening of gall bladder, curable? Having yellow skin, stomach big and tight, suffering from hepatitis. Medications?

1.what is the cause of the thickening of gall bladder? is it curable? 2. my brother s skin is yellow, according to the doctor its hepatitis and it complicates other internal parts of the body such as the liver and his stomach is big and tight and he is so weak! he can hardly furt and dispose his waste! he had undergone ct scan and plenty of laboratories.he doesn t drink alcohol nor smoke! he is suffering this for 2 weeks already and currently admitted in the hospital. please tell me what medicine that can quickly cure him! it hurts to see my brother suffering from all of these!
Asked On : Sun, 20 May 2012
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Thickening of the gallbladder wall is a relatively frequent finding at diagnostic imaging studies. 
Historically, a thick-walled gallbladder has been regarded as proof of primary gallbladder disease, and it is a well-known hallmark feature of acute cholecystitis
The finding itself, however, is non-specific and can be found in a wide range of gallbladder diseases and extracholecystic pathological conditions.
treatment depends upon the cause and presence of symptoms.
Your brother is suffering from acute hepatitis and is being managed well by the doctors in the hospital.
Since you have not furnished any details of CT scan or other reports,it is very difficult to comment upon the treatment.
It will be better for you to wait and watch and have faith in your treating doctors.
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