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bile salts diarrhea after gallbladder removal

A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience in General Surgery
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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Not required : Even after removal of gall bladder bile salt metabolism will be same most bile salts are absorbed by gut and recirculated..
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience in Internal Medicine
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
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andres Katz
48 years experience in Vascular Surgery
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
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alok Patel
8 years experience in Family Medicine
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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
13 years experience in Cardiology
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...
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
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.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
This sounds pretty: normal.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience in General Surgery
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 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
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
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