Diarrhea after gall bladder removed, what to do?

Avoid fat. Normal to have diarrhea after gallbladder surgery rich, creamy, fatty food could make it worst avoid diarrhea medicine since your body trying to compensating for the lack of the gallbladder if persist see your surgeon there is a lot of solution for it 80-90% of people get better on their own.

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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...

What to do if gall bladder removed suffering from diarrhea after every big meal?

Sometimes you can. Get bile gastritis. Medication that binds bile such as Cholestyramine can sometimes help. Consult a gastroenterologist for specific recommendation. Read more...

Ever since I had my gall bladder removed, immediately after eating, I get a horrible bout of diarrhea. Are there any remedies for this?

Usually stops. This occurs in about 5% of patients after cholecystectomy and resolves in more than 90% within 4 to 6 weeks. Can try a low fat diet for now. If it persists your doctor can start you on a bile salt binder named questran (cholestyramine). Discuss with your surgeon at follow up. Read more...
Yes. The gall bladder stores and concentrates bile. Without a gall bladder, the bile is continuously excreted into the intestine. This sometimes overloads the ability of the terminal ileum to reabsorb all of the bile that is presented to it. This irritates the right colon which can cause diarrhea. Taking a medicine that binds bile salts can stop this, but try metamucil first. Read more...

What could cause it to burn excessively during and for a while after pooping? I have diverticulitis and gall bladder removed. Diarrhea all the time.

Fissure? It could be an anal fissure, which tends to be very painful with bowel movements. May also be a skin problem due to chronic diarrhea. Sounds like you need a proper evaluation and good quality exam to figure it out. See your primary care, and ask whether or not it's appropriate to get a referral to a GI specialist. Hope this helps! Read more...

My upper abdomen is slightly swollen, I tend to burp more often, and I am having diarrhea. Had gall bladder removed 5 days ago. Normal?

Common. Discomfort, gas, bloationg, irregular loose or constipated bowel movements csn be very common this early after surgery. Drink plenty of liquids, eat smaller lighter foods ; avoid fatty or greasy foods just for now. Contact your surgeon for a post-operative follow up to answer your questions. Read more...

I have severe pain where my liver is. I had my gall bladder removed. I have diarrhea and been vomiting for a week. My ER say I was fine. What coul it be?

Nonspecific . Right upper quadrant abdominal pain and vomiting are relatively nonspecific. Possibilities include gastric outlet obstruction, sphincter of oddi spasm, or retained common bile duct stone. See you primary doctor rather than going to the er to check it out. Read more...