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    bigmoma1953 posted:
    had gallbladder surgery in november 2011, still having same symptoms. have had numerous post test, find nothing. still have diaherra, pain right side upper abdomen, fatigue,loss of appettite, have diabeties. anyone had this problem?
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    calgal37 responded:
    Bigmoma, a lot of people unfortunately experience what you're going through and the cause isn't always easily uncovered. The diarrhea could be due to bile 'dumping' which is the unregulated release of bile into the duodenum at times other than when food is present. Have you considered trying some bile binding resins such as questran or other? Have you tried following a low fat diet? Any stones or sludge found lodged within the common bile duct following the surgery via MRCP or other tests? Have you tried some specific anti-spasm meds or calcium-channel blockers that can be effective for smooth muscle spasms?
     
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    bigmoma1953 replied to calgal37's response:
    YES CALGAL, I AM ON A LOW FAT DIET, NO SLUDGE. YES I'M ON ANTI-SPASM MEDS. NOT HELPING. STILL TAKING OMEPROZOLE, JUST FOR INDIGESTION. STOOL HAS AN OILY FILM, I'VE NOTICED. RECENTLY HAD ANOTHER CT-SCAN, NO FINDINGS. I JUST DON'T KNOW WHAT ELSE TO DO. HAVEN'T GOTTEN RESULTS FROM STOOL SAMPLE. THANKS FOR REPLY


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