A 35-year-old member asked:
Can you strain to have a bowel movement after gall bladder surgery?
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Dr. Mark Hoepfneranswered
Surgery 41 years experience
Yes...: But best not to. Better to avoid constipation after surgery. Increase your oral liquid intake, decrease your narcotic pain medication usage & use mild laxative or enema from the drug store.
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