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Is it possible to have bile problems after having your gallbladder removed.?

Is it possible to have bile problems after having your gallbladder removed.?

Yes: A small minority of people can continue to form stones in the bile ducts despite having the gallbladder removed. Unfortunately, biliary problems can also result as a complication from the surgery to remove the gallbladder. ...Read more

Bile (Definition)

Dark green to yellowish brown fluid, produced by the liver for digestion of fats ...Read more


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I frequently sick up yellow bile any time of day. Can this be a biliary problem? Any tests recommended to rule out disease. Having a partial wrap soon

I frequently sick up yellow bile any time of day. Can this be a biliary problem? Any tests recommended to rule out disease. Having a partial wrap soon

Likely due to reflux: Your symptoms are consistent with gastric reflux, where stomach contents ( bile) is regurgitated up into your mouth. Since you are scheduled for a partial wrap which help prevent reflux of bile into your throat, it is possible you will have a full workup to exclude other issues before surgery. Talk to your doctor about your testing to be done. ...Read more

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I have been throwing up bile every morning for at least 15 years. Both my father & sister have the same problem. What could it be?

I have been throwing up bile every morning for at least 15 years. Both my father & sister have the same problem. What could it be?

GER: Likely your family has gastro esophageal reflux from a dysfunction of the muscle at the bottom of your esophagus that allows the contents of your stomach to wash back up into your esophagus. Please see your provider to see if your situation warrants an endoscopic look into your stomach to confirm the diagnisis. ...Read more

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I have bladder/pancreas problems and biliary drainage done, have to drink bile mixed with dark beer to treat. Can this be true?

I have bladder/pancreas problems and biliary drainage done, have to drink bile mixed with dark beer to treat. Can this be true?

I have no idea: What you are talking about. If you have an external drain, you should not be drinking 'bile, ' and certainly there is nothing about beer that will help your bladder or pancreas, and there is certainly nothing in either beer or bile that would help your liver or biliary system. Talk to the doctors who did your surgery and perhaps they will have a better idea of what you really mean. ...Read more

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Nausea off and on.a sip or two of alcohol brings the nausea on too. my dr thinks i may have bile reflux. could my fatty liver cause this problem?

Nausea off and on.a sip or two of alcohol brings the nausea on too. my dr thinks i may have bile reflux. could my fatty liver cause this problem?

Fatty liver: Yes your fatty liver may be related to bile re flux but your doctor should be discussing this with you. With your symptoms it is very unwise to have a "sip or two of alcohol". That could cause many problems. Please keep me informed. ...Read more

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Is vomiting bile I think its called (a greenish yellow liquid common to come out first if dehydration is the problem?

Is vomiting bile I think its called (a greenish yellow liquid common to come out first if dehydration is the problem?

Nah: Normal vomiting of stomach liquids is a bright, overall clear, yellow fluid. Bile is a deep solid green that suggests an obstruction below where the common bile duct enters the bowel. Neither is a symptom of dehdration but can lead to it if ongoing and unable to tolerate fluids. Symptoms of dehydration involve dry mouth, fatigue, thirst, decreased urine, and dark urine. ...Read more

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Mother died from bile duct cancer. She was so healthy her whole life , never had any problems . This Cancer came out of nowhere . Causes?

Here's a link for U: To learn more about cholangiocarcinoma, consider this educational link from the American Cancer Society -- http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bileductcancer/detailedguide/ ...Read more

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What causes green bile?

What causes green bile?

Chemical properties: Biliverdin is a green tetrapyrrolic bile pigment, and is a product of heme/redcell breadown. Biliverdin is further broken down to bilirubin for easier excretion to the outside world (also into urobilinogen in urine-as mild yellow). This compound absorbs green light, thus appears green to your eyes! (put in dard room=brown/black). I think u maybe asking why u threw up green? Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Where is the bile located?

Where is the bile located?

Liver outflow: Bile is a secretion of the liver which eliminates some toxins and helps in digestion. It has its own exit tract from the liver, past the gall bladder into the duodenum. Bile is carried inside this plumbing. ...Read more