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Re: Help! Had gallbladder surgery and doing awful due to ibs, anyone else....

Re: Help! Had gallbladder surgery and doing awful due to ibs, anyone else....

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Posted by june12 on October 15, 2000 at 15:44:03:

In Reply to: Help! Had gallbladder surgery and doing awful due to ibs, anyone else.... posted by Gallbladder surgery blues on October 15, 2000 at 00:02:53:

:Talk to your Dr. about taking Questran. It absorbs the excess bile. I had gallbladder surgery about nine weeks ago and have been so sick since. I felt better with my disease gallbladder which was only functioning at 14 percent, but I didn't have no stones. Diseased due to replacement hormones. I had nothing but stomach problems, especially ibs problems. Mostly with my ibs before surgery I just had constipation, only had loose stools when under stress. Now I have loose stools all the time, am on a bland strict diet, helps, but once it starts it is hard to get it to stop. Have lost about 25 pounds since surgery. My stomach stays sore, especially if I am having loose stools, or if I having normal bowel movements, will still hurt around the belly button area. Has anyone else had this problems and when does it go away or just get some better? I been told that it will get better, might not get competely better, but better than what it is now. Ii had two weeks of not having problems and then wham right back. Now I just so stressed out from the problems, so that is not helping at all. My stomach just gurgles, rolls, feels like bubbles in it, flutters, is this ibs? like I said mine was only minor ibs until this surgery. Why don't the doctors tell you that this can happen? I felt better when I had my gallbladder in me, at least I knew that the awful attacks I was having would eventually go away. I had to go to a tummy doc and he said that 30 percent of gallbladder surgeries turn out this away and my ibs was making mine worst. Any suggestions or advice or just info on others having this problem and getting better would be greatly appreciated.




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