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dark green stools with gallbladder

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Can be: When the gallblader is removed, there is no place to store the bile so it gets released continuously from the liver. This can cause green stools. In s ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, you should: contact your doctor(s) and discuss your symptoms with them....and probably should be examined.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: How have you been after gallbladder surgery? Have you slowly got regular in BM and felt better in general well-being? These may suggest how you may an ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
S/p gallbladder: Post- cholecystectomy syndrome affects 5-40% of the population. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Postcholecystectomy_syndrome For diarrhea can use Qu ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
27 years experience Gastroenterology
No worries...: Green stools are the result of bile and foods including green pigments in fruits and vegetables as well as quick transit through the GI tract. Having ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Dark stool?: Is it normal to have dark stool 1 week after gallbladder surgery ? ANS: Not sure what "dark" means in Simi Valley lingo. So if ur stools were light o ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
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Wait and see: See what the next stool looks like and if you think that there is anything wrong your doctor will be happy to help
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: Some people have more loose bowel movements temporarily after surgery. Color of bowel movements mostly affected by what you eat. Excess green bile can ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
24 years experience General Surgery
It's bile: Before gallbladder removal, it stored bile and emptied when u are food. So the bile was mixed in with food. Now the bile is running through ur GI trac ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
14 years experience Family Medicine
Biliary stricture?: If the liver is unable to get bile into your intestine, it can cause you to have pale or yellow stools. Bile is what makes stools brown. This can some ... Read More
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