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Sanford, FL
A 68-year-old female asked:

My upper abdomen is slightly swollen, i tend to burp more often, and i am having diarrhea. had gall bladder removed 5 days ago. normal?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 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 smaller lighter foods ; avoid fatty or greasy foods just for now. Contact your surgeon for a post-operative follow up to answer your questions.
Last updated Feb 19, 2022

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