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Does food take longer to digest when there is no gall bladder?

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Dr. Andrew Hoffman
General Surgery 35 years experience
No: The body adapts to the missing gallbladder and it still gets the bile into the intestine to help with digeastion and absorption. Foods are still processed and digested at about the same speed.

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Last updated Aug 29, 2013

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