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Gall bladder removal causing diarrhea, what to do?

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Dr. Ehteshamuddin Syed
Family Medicine
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In brief: Post-cholecystectomy

In most cases, the diarrhea stops soon after the surgery.
Rarely, it may last for years. The cause of diarrhea after gallbladder removal isn't clear. Some experts believe that it results from an increase in bile, especially bile acids, entering the large intestine which may act as a laxative. http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/cholecystectomy/expert-answers/gallbladder-removal/faq-20058481

In brief: Post-cholecystectomy

In most cases, the diarrhea stops soon after the surgery.
Rarely, it may last for years. The cause of diarrhea after gallbladder removal isn't clear. Some experts believe that it results from an increase in bile, especially bile acids, entering the large intestine which may act as a laxative. http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/cholecystectomy/expert-answers/gallbladder-removal/faq-20058481
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