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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sawyer
35 years experience in General Surgery
Usually stops: This occurs in about 5% of patients after cholecystectomy and resolves in more than 90% within 4 to 6 weeks. Can try a low fat diet for now. If it per ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
Avoid fat: Normal to have diarrhea after gallbladder surgery rich, creamy, fatty food could make it worst avoid diarrhea medicine since your body trying to co ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Not uncommon: usually referred to as post cholecystectomy dumping syndrome, and should be reported to your surgeon ASAP. The diarrhea and yellow discoloration is us ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
No worry: it is kind of normal to have this kind of BM after GB surgery now the bile running freely to the small intestine and will cause diarrhea with the bile ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Still making bile...: The color of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), a ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Bloated: Try breaking down the gaseous buildup by applying heat to the upper abdomen. If vomiting continues or if abdominal pain develops you should be examine ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience in General Surgery
Sometimes: When the gallbladder is removed, the normal storage of bile and excretion in response to meals, is interrupted. Instead, the liver will constantly ma ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Several things: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Unlikely: Gall bladder cancer is uncommon. Please consult this site for information. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gallbladder-cancer/basics/de ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience in Gastroenterology
Concern : You should be concerned that you could have blockage of the biliary ducts. Changes in stool after ccy is not uncommon but further evaluation reasonabl ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
With ur hx, be safe: With your history as described, and the same symptoms previously ending in toxic hepatitis, than i would get an exam with labs to be safe, best wishe ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience in General Practice
Could be: loose yellow stools that are fatty could be a sign of absorption problems of fat. As you said, could be related to bile duct and even seen in celiac. ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Ness
Dr. Mary Ness answered
37 years experience in Pain Management
You need more eval: This could be a serious problem ...especially with your liver, but also possibly other things. You need more testing and then appropriate treatment.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
34 years experience in General Surgery
Not likely.: If you have blood in your stool, it most likely something else and it deserves another work up. I'd advise that you speak to your doctor about it.
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Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
Uhoh: cannot say in your particular case...and.... the liver puts broken down blood pigment into the stool. If the liver is blocked up, the pigment doesnt g ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Different causes.: Yellow stool can be the result of overly rapid transit of stool through the colon, insufficient bile salts or infection. Recommend that this be medi ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience in General Surgery
Optimize diet: Immediately, i'd focus on a good, balanced diet with addition of fibre such as fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Make sure you drink plenty of wat ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
No: A gallbaldder condition would not "leak" through the belly button. If you are having pain and problems from gsllstones see a doctor for a referral to ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Acute gastroenteriti: Sounds like a bad stomach "flu". Got to ER to make sure it's not something worse - I.e. An appendicitis- and make sure you're not getting dehydrated.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Possible causes.: Yellow stool can be the result of overly rapid transit of stool through the colon, insufficient bile salts or infection. It can be seen in people w ga ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Brooks
29 years experience in Gastroenterology
Can be normal postop: Occasionally after a cholecystectomy one may see bilous (yellow liquidy) stools especially after eating a fatty meal. This should improve with time. ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Timmins
30 years experience in General Surgery
C. Diff: Have to be concerned about an infection in the colon caused by a bacterium called clostridium difficila. Most often occurs after given an antibiotic f ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Get checked: You have GI distress that may be irritable bowl syndrome ir bacterial overgrowth or constipation.
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