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Gall bladder removed watery yellow diarrhea

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sawyer
General Surgery 36 years experience
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
Dr. Leonard Metildi
General Surgery 45 years experience
Yes: The gall bladder stores and concentrates bile. Without a gall bladder, the bile is continuously excreted into the intestine. This sometimes overloads... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
General Surgery 43 years experience
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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Sometimes you can: Get bile gastritis. Medication that binds bile such as Cholestyramine can sometimes help. Consult a gastroenterologist for specific recommendation.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 31 years experience
Fissure?: It could be an anal fissure, which tends to be very painful with bowel movements. May also be a skin problem due to chronic diarrhea. Sounds like you ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mankanwal Sachdev
Gastroenterology 22 years experience
Diet: Eat a low fat diet and start probiotics. Diarrhea is common after gall bladder removal but the diverticulitis has disturbed your bacterial flora. You... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 31 years experience
Nonspecific : Right upper quadrant abdominal pain and vomiting are relatively nonspecific. Possibilities include gastric outlet obstruction, sphincter of oddi spasm... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Diarrhea: From the few details provided I would bet that the diarrhea is more likely due to the antibiotics then to your cholecystectomy, since you did not have... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
Common: Discomfort, gas, bloationg, irregular loose or constipated bowel movements csn be very common this early after surgery. Drink plenty of liquids, eat s... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Check stool: Might not be a bad idea if you still feel badly to have stool checked for infectious diarrheas. C diff among those if you have been in hospital.

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