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Yellow diarrhea since having gall bladder removed?

Yellow diarrhea since having gall bladder removed?

No worry: it is kind of normal to have this kind of BM after GB surgery now the bile running freely to the small intestine and will cause diarrhea with the bile mixed with it until the body componsate for the lack of GB and adjust if persistent ask your doctor there is a lot of solution for it good luck thank you for using health tap i hope that answer your question ...Read more

Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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What to eat after gall bladder removal by scope?

What to eat after gall bladder removal by scope?

Should be able: To eat fairly normally, eventually. Early after surgery eat small, light, non fat foods. As you heal & feel better over a few weeks or less you should be able to return to eating all normal foods. Fatty or greasy foods cause some people to feel bloating, gas or diarrhea after surgery. ...Read more

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Severe right upper stomach pain, found out its gall stones. Seeing surgeon, heard people gain weight after removing gall bladder, true?

Severe right upper stomach pain, found out its gall stones. Seeing surgeon, heard people gain weight after removing gall bladder, true?

Cholecystectomy: Well, there are some publications in literature regarding weight gain after Gallbladder surgery but it seems 1/3 of people who need Cholecystectomy are obese to begin with, the studies showed that people who maintain a low fat diet and exercise don't gain weight in comparison to the people who did not. Therefore the main point here is to exercise regularly and maintain a good balanced diet. ...Read more

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What food could i eat with gall bladder stones?

What food could i eat with gall bladder stones?

Avoid: Avoid fried, fatty, greasy foods. Drink plenty of liquids. Eat healthy fruits & vegetables and smaller amounts of non-fatty meat or chicken. See a doctor or general surgeon if the gallstones are causing recurrent upper abdominal pain or nausea. ...Read more

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Will I have problems digesting oils and fats after gall bladder surgery?

Will I have problems digesting oils and fats after gall bladder surgery?

Not usually: Early after surgery there may be some fatty food intolerance, with abdominal cramping or diarrhea. Usually that resolves in a few weeks, if it happens at all. There is about a 1 in 400 chance of having persistent diarrhea after eating, which may not be specifically related to fatty foods. ...Read more

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Can spicy foods be eaten after having the gall bladder is removed?

Can spicy foods be eaten after having the gall bladder is removed?

Sure: The gallbladder stores bile, the fluid our body makes to deal with fatty foods. Eating spicy foods shouldn't make any difference. You may have some acid reflux if your symptoms are getting worse. ...Read more

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My 16 year old is having liquid bile like diarrea, stomach discomfort, belching over and over, passing gas, and acid reflux? Gall bladder

My 16 year old is having liquid bile like diarrea, stomach discomfort, belching over and over, passing gas, and acid reflux?  Gall bladder

Nope: The hallmark of gb disease is severe attacks of upper-middle or upper-right abdominal pain. Your son should be seen by his pediatrician to work-up possible causes of his diarrhea. This can include dietary issues, infections, irritable bowel, or even inflammatory bowel disease (rarely). If they can't get to the bottom of it, they will likely refer him to a GI specialist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Have gastritis, acid reflux, bile in stomach, delayed digestive, no gallbladder.A feeling of hunger after eatn, pain near liver tired of pills help?

Have gastritis, acid reflux, bile in stomach, delayed digestive, no gallbladder.A feeling of hunger after eatn, pain near liver tired of pills    help?

May not be related: Some develop intractable bile gastritis with or with out gb , bile instead of going down takes wrong way and stays in stomach. You need work up, antacids , h2 blockers, protan inhibitors may help you, in some cases may need roux 'n" y type of surgery, speak to your dr may do wok up , find and solve your problem. ...Read more

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I am having trouble eating, gaseous, after 8 days from my gall bladder removed, is this normal?

I am having trouble eating, gaseous, after 8 days from my gall bladder removed, is this normal?

Yes: It can be normal. Your body may be adjusting to the lack of the gallbladder. It should resolve as your body adjust. Limit your fat intake. If this continues discuss with your surgeon at your follow up visit. ...Read more

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Stomach bloated, vomit green bile yellow stools no fever constant gurling noises in stomach gall bladder remove 1 yr ago?

Stomach bloated, vomit green bile yellow stools no fever constant gurling noises in stomach gall bladder remove 1 yr ago?

Bloated: Try breaking down the gaseous buildup by applying heat to the upper abdomen. If vomiting continues or if abdominal pain develops you should be examined. Bile duct stones can develop even in the absence of a gall bladder. ...Read more

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What can I eat after taking stones in gall bladder out?

What can I eat after taking stones in gall bladder out?

Depends: How long ago was your surgery? Gallbladder & gallstones are usually both removed at surgery. Usually can eat everything given enough time after surgery. Start with smaller and lighter soft foods & soups, avoid fatty & greasy foods at first. Then gradually return to a full normal and regular diet over a couple weeks as you recover from surgery. ...Read more

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Hx: gall stone removal along with gall bladder being removed (2yrs ago), diverticulosis and acid reflux. I have constant bloating along with frequent ?

Hx: gall stone removal along with gall bladder being removed (2yrs ago), diverticulosis and acid reflux. I have constant bloating along with frequent ?

U likely have IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome is a functional disorder characterized by some pain/cramping, altered bowel habits in the absence of specific pathologic disease. Other symptoms common to ibs include bloating, gassiness, frequent/urge to have bm, early satiety, belching, dyspepsia symptoms etc. Often=nuisances, but can be debilitating at times. There are decent treatments, so consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are gall bladder surgery and gall bladder flush?

What are gall bladder surgery and gall bladder flush?

Lap chole: Gall bladder surgery is usually a very common proceedure called a laparoscopic cholecystectomy in which a surgeon places 3 - 4 tiny holes in your abdomen to remove the offending organ. It is outpatient, you go home the same day and usually return to work in 1 - 3 weeks. It has been done safely since the early 90's. I am not familiar with a gall bladder flush. ...Read more

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Have reflux. Don't have gallbladder. Bloated constantly. Digestive enzymes? Will ox bile make reflux worse?

Have reflux. Don't have gallbladder. Bloated constantly. Digestive enzymes? Will ox bile make reflux worse?

Need medication: It is unlikely that ox bile will make reflux worse but probably won't help your symptoms. For reflux, try eating lower fat meals and taking a med such as Pepcid (famotidine) or omeprazole. If you do not improve, see your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Hx: gall stone removal along with gall bladder being removed (2yrs ago), diverticulosis and acid reflux. I have constant bloating along with frequen?

Hx:  gall stone removal along with gall bladder being removed (2yrs ago), diverticulosis and  acid reflux. I have constant bloating along with frequen?

After gallbladder sx: Many patients experience abdominal bloating and frequent stools after removal of gallbladder due to uncontrolled bile acid release into the intestine. This is usually not related to reflux or diverticulosis. See a gastroenterologist who may prescribe medications to improve these symptoms. ...Read more

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Had gall bladder operation last week.Since yesterday having loose stools although i'm still eating light, bland food. Please help.

Had gall bladder operation last week.Since yesterday having loose stools although i'm still eating light, bland food. Please help.

No restrictions.: After your gall bladder is removed, you really don't have any dietary restrictions. About 30% of women who have gall bladder removal will have post meal urgency, which is an aggressive urge to have a bowel movement soon after meals. This is not due to the absence of the gall bladder. It is self limited, but if it persists longer than one likes, try imodium (loperamide). Good luck ...Read more

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Gall bladder removed 7 years ago coz of gallstones. Can I still have bile duct disease? GGT 124. Other liver enzymes all normal.

Gall bladder removed 7 years ago coz of gallstones. Can I still have bile duct disease? GGT 124. Other liver enzymes all normal.

Possible, Unlikely: Some patient develop stones in the bile duct without a gallbladder. This is a pretty rare thing to happen, but it is possible. If all other liver enzymes are normal it's pretty unlikely this is what is going on. The bilirubin should be elevated. ...Read more

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What's the sound in stomach , after gall bladder removal ?

What's the sound in stomach , after gall bladder removal ?

Borborygmi: After gallbladder removal if you eat fatty food, which you cannot digest well, there may be increased activity of your intestines due to irritation from the undigested fat. The increased sound is called borborygmi. Try to decrease fatty or greasy food. ...Read more

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Can spicy foods still be eaten after the gall bladder is removed?

Yes: What people have issues with is digestion of fats when they have the gallbladder removed. However, problems with any food types have been noted, this however usually gets better after a couple of months after surgery. ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Gallbladder (Definition)

The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the right lobe of the liver. It is attached to the common bile duct via the cystic duct. The gallbladder can store bile when the bile is not needed, and can squeeze bile into the bile duct and intestine for digestion when a person eats larger ...Read more


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Gall Bladder (Definition)

Sac like organ that serves to store bile, a digestive detergent which is made in the liver. Typically contracts after eating and sends the stored bile down ducts to ...Read more