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Gallbladder Removal And Ibs
Could there be a bigger problem? Gallbladder removal, ibs, total thyroidectomy, fibroid on my uterus, and now extreme rectal bleeding. I'm 22. Help!
Go to ER: Any extreme bleeding usually means a serious problem. Since you are sitting at a computer emailing it is doubtful that it is extreme and it may be a minor rectal tear or hemorrhoid if there is bright red blood. You may need help with anxiety after getting the rectal bleeding under control. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Irritable bowel syndrome, also known as IBS, is a long-term disorder of gastrointestinal functioning. It results in abdominal discomfort, pain, bloating, stomach cramps, diarrhea, and constipation. Additionally, patients with IBS usually have problems with gut motility. Triggers for IBS include certain foods, and elevated stress levels. Lastly, symptoms of IBS ...Read more
Pain in left abdomen, radiating to the back? Had Gallbladder removal in November. Have had IBS since removal?
11 weeks post op gallbladder removal, every-time i eat a meal, 10-30 min after I have a bm with urgency. Ibs or post op? How long does this last?
Could be normal: Bile is now flowing directly into your intestinal tract. Bile has a laxating effect. After a cholecystectomy your symptoms are not unusual and it may take a month or more for your intestinal tract to "reboot". If your symptoms get worse or continue for over 2-3 weeks consult with your gastroenterologist. ...Read more
Having anxiety reading posts on net about effects of gallbladder removal...Will it cause weight gain, change my metabolism, vitamin deficiencies, ibs?
Bile induced IBS after gallbladder removal?? True?? Best med for diarrhea cholestyramine after gb removal ?
Yes but will resolve: After gallbladder surgery, some people have ongoing abdominal symptoms, such as pain, bloating, gas, and diarrhea (postcholecystectomy syndrome). Following cholecystectomy, bile which was once stored in the gallbladder and released only after meals, now flows continuously into the intestines and cause irritation. Cholestyramine absorbs bile, but these symptoms will often resolve over time. ...Read more
Gallbladder removed in june no stones, 17%function&enlarged.Extensive tests by gi, diagnosis me with IBS &gastropsrisis. Could surgery have caused this ?
Had my gallbladder removed in Feb since then have had IBS type symptoms shortly after most meals, are there any medications or herbal supplements that could help w this?
Cholecystectomy: depending on the study, 5-40% of patients have some abdominal symptoms after cholecystectomy. How to treat yours depends on the cause. Patients with primarily diarrhea would be treated differently than those with primarily pain. initially, you should see your gastroenterologist, but you might consider trying a high-fiber diet just to see if it works, in the meantime. Good luck. ...Read more
Gi says I have ibs and constipation I'm having a burning sensation under my right rib gallbladder removed last year is it from ibs?
Could be: Hard to say for sure, because there is no formal testing for IBS. It certainly is not your gallbladder. It doesn't sound dangerous, and you should ask your doctors if it is appropriate for you to take medication for IBS. At least a trial to see if it helps. Hope this helps! ...Read more
10 yrs ago gallbladder removed, had ibs symtoms since surgery, now im pregnant. Do i need special enzymes, probiotics? Can i absorb enough for baby?
Gallbladder removed 2013, now have ibs and gastroparisis. Why does it cause me pain to sleep on right side? Makes my stomach and side ache
Cholecystectomy !?: cholecystecomy is not always cure for biliary pain I mean that right side pain. Removal of gall bladder may not help all the time for dyskinesia or other gastric related pains. Pain lying on right side is unusual symptom. Gastroparesis need to be evaluated more in your scenario. It could be simple muscle pain if it's purely positional. See a gastroenterologist to be examined and further testing. ...Read more
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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