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A 39-year-old member asked:

could gallbladder surgery result in stomach pains and diarrhea every time i eat afterwards?

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Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
General Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: It is not unusual to have some diarrhea after gallbladder surgery. Many people do not, however many people may experience loose stools particularly after eating. If it is severe, there is medication available to help with that problem.

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Last updated Mar 4, 2015

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