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Is It Okay To Take Imodium Following A Cholecystectomy
Gallbladder removal 2014 constant diorreaha since. 19yr old- questran doesn't work nor colveslam or Imodium (loperamide) have lost over 2 stone as result help
Chronic Diarrhea: 19 year old lady with chronic diarrhea with weight loss. Studies show that chronic diarrhea can be split up into fatty or malabsorbtive states, inflammatory, or watery (watery is most common). According to the Mayo Clinic, post cholycystecomy chronic diarrhea is highly uncommon but may occur due to laxative effect of more bile entering the large intestine. You need a Gastroenterology consult. ...Read more
I had a gallbladder removal 3 years ago, and since then I have been having regular bouts with diarrhea. How can I limit this? I use immodium & it help
Try cholestyramine: If he diarrhea came after the gallbladder removal, it is unusual but may be caused by bile reaching the colon faster and may be controlled or eliminated by cholestyramine. On the other hand, if the diarrhea is caused by dietary factors, the drug will not solve the problem. Dietary experimentation may be what you need. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It varies: Some patients with mild disease and favorable anatomy may take only 20-30 minutes of operative time, defined as the time from first incision to closure of the last incision. Others with severe disease or prior operations or morbid obesity may require up to a couple of hours. Of course, it takes extra time to get ready for the operation and wake up afterwards. ...Read more
Usually not long: Although we do the same operation on everyone for gallbladder disease, everyone reacts to it differently. Some of my patients are back to normal within a day or two, but others are incapacitated for 6 wks or more. Therefore, unfortunately, there is no way to answer your question with any certainty. ...Read more
I went under the surgery of cholecystectomy last january 2011. I would like to know if it is prohibited for me to take any alcoholic drinks. Thanks.
No effect.: Cholecystectomy should have no effect on the size of your liver. Though the gallbladder sits under the liver, it really should not affect the siza of the liver. ...Read more
I had a cholecystectomy and liver biopsy 5 days ago. Since then i can't take a deep breath without sharp pain in my right side. Is this normal?
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