A 30-year-old member asked:
Is it normal to have blood in your stools and diarrhea after you've had your gallbladder removed?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
No: Diarrhea is common following removal of your gallbladder. However, it is not normal to have blood in your stool following removal of your gallbladder. If this occurs, you need to contact your doctor immediately.
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General Surgery 56 years experience
some blood from biliary surgery can pass but is usually relatively small amount and not noticed
the change in bile flow without gb may cause some bowel change until adapts.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 1, 2019
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