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A 31-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing clay colored stool. i got my gallbladder removed five days ago. the following also describes me: bloating or abdominal fullness. ?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care 26 years experience
See your surgeon: Clay colored stool is concerning for a bile duct obstruction. Is your urine brown like coffee? Are your eyes yellow ? Your surgeon can order a lab test that will measure bike in the blood. Sometimes you need another procedure to remove an errant stone from your bile duct.
Dr. Robert Dorsey
37 years experience
See your surgeon: You need to contact your surgeon immediately. He can make sure everything is okay.
Last updated Nov 28, 2017


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