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Please explain why would the removal of the gall bladder cause diarrhea?

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Dr. Joey Bluhm
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In brief: Post Cholecystectomy

Post cholecystectomy syndrome.
The lack of volume of bile supplied by the gallbladder at the time of a meal is lost after removal of the gallbladder. The intestine usually adjust to this problem, until then avoid fatty foods. Bile helps dissolve fat so that your body can absorb the fat. If the fat does not dissolve, it will get to the colon where water will osmotically be pulled into the colon.

In brief: Post Cholecystectomy

Post cholecystectomy syndrome.
The lack of volume of bile supplied by the gallbladder at the time of a meal is lost after removal of the gallbladder. The intestine usually adjust to this problem, until then avoid fatty foods. Bile helps dissolve fat so that your body can absorb the fat. If the fat does not dissolve, it will get to the colon where water will osmotically be pulled into the colon.
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