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meaganxfaye posted:
I had my gallbladder removed 3 months ago. Perfect health records no problems other than gallstones. A week after my surgery I started having attacks where I violently throw up bile. Nothing specific sets it off but each time I have wound up hospitalized because it is so severe even the hospital has trouble getting it to stop. I recently underwent the scope test to see if ulcers where the problem but no I have a perfectly healthy stomach. Please I am 22 and a parent to a 3 year old who Needs me. I need answers and the hospital can't seem to give me.
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calgal37 responded:
Meganxfaye, you need to seek out a GI specialist in biliary issues. There are a number of things that could cause what's going on, but one of the issues may be that a stone could have escaped during the procedure and it's irritating the common bile duct or other areas within that system.


Please don't wait. It's important you find the cause. Are you following a low fat diet? Has anyone suggested the possibility of using a bile-binding resin? Or possibly using Carafate to coat your stomach a bit? Did anyone suggest an MRCP to do some visualization of that area? If not, find a GOOD doc and start asking questions.


In the meantime, low=fat and if you're using hormones in any form see if you can switch to something else and see if that's of any assistance.


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