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Blood in stool, conspation, musuc after gallbladder surgery. Is it normal?

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Perhaps

Constipation is common post surgery, especially with the use of narcotic pain medications.
This can lead to excessive mucous production and could cause bleeding hemorrhoids or a tear called an anal fissure. All GI bleeding should be investigated to some degree, however, as rectal bleeding is never normal. You should discuss this with your doctor or surgeon.

In brief: Perhaps

Constipation is common post surgery, especially with the use of narcotic pain medications.
This can lead to excessive mucous production and could cause bleeding hemorrhoids or a tear called an anal fissure. All GI bleeding should be investigated to some degree, however, as rectal bleeding is never normal. You should discuss this with your doctor or surgeon.
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