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A 25-year-old female asked:

I just had gallbladder surgery a week ago and have been really constipated! i had my fourth bowel movement and this time the toilet was full of blood,?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Constipation s/p gb: Likely was hemorrhoids which worsened or developed due to constipation. But would call doctor and let them know and evaluate. Could be ileitis , colitis, AVM, polyps as well. Also discuss with doctor diet. usually there is more of a problem with diarrhea after gb. Drink fluids about 2-3 liters/ day water /gator have to avoid fats < 3 grams /serving. Add fiber.
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