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Bile salts diarrhea after gallbladder removal

A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
General Surgery 39 years experience
Yes but will resolve: After gallbladder surgery, some people have ongoing abdominal symptoms, such as pain, bloating, gas, and diarrhea (postcholecystectomy syndrome). Fol... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Not required : Even after removal of gall bladder bile salt metabolism will be same most bile salts are absorbed by gut and recirculated..
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Training: You do not need them. Naturopaths are trained differently and so are thought the you do, though there is no scientific evidence to back that. The gall... Read More
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Not useful: Naturopaths have been taught a list of presumably effective treatments for a variety of conditions - almost none of which work. They have a check lis... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andres Katz
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Be patient: Rather uncommon diarrhea after cholecystectomy is well described. Continue with current regimen and wait. Most of the times it resolves. Lomotil (diph... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alok Patel
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Unlikely: Diarrhea is common initially postoperative. Green colored or yellow floating stools are more concerning for malabsorption. Again, you can have this u ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
Cardiology 14 years experience
Something else: It's likely something else... Recommend checking with your internist and getting a referral to a GI specialist.... Could be a inflammatory disorder...
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Will clear soon: most likely due to prophylactic antibiotics , once normal flora reestablishes in the gut will clear , go back to your surgeon for follow up visit.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
General Surgery 23 years experience
Rare but can happen: It is not unheard of to have bile duct stones after removal of the gallbladder. Usually it occurs within two year of the operation, but can occur lat... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
General Surgery 43 years experience
Yes you should: it depend on the circumstances around the inflammation and what symptoms you have.i will be concerned and I will check with my GI for proper evaluatio... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
General Surgery 33 years experience
Not needed: Your liver makes plenty of bile. The gallbladder just stores it. When your gallbladder is removed the bile your liver makes drips into the intestines ... Read More

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