Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

141 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

What causes indigestion, stomach pain and diarrhea after gallbladder removal?

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil

General & Family Physician

Practicing since :2012

Answered : 2920 Questions

default
Posted on Tue, 29 May 2018 in Liver and Gall Bladder
Question: I had my gallbladder removed 3 weeks ago. I have an upset stomach and stomach pain and diahrea. Tried pepto but threw up after taking it.
doctor
Answered by Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Infectious cause should be looked for

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome

I appreciate your concern

Based on your description an infectious cause of the diarrhea should be looked for. If there is fever, white cells or blood in stool then antibiotics can be advised accordingly. Oral isotonic fluids like ORS should be taken to avoid dehydration in the time being. Antiemetic such as domperidone or metoclopramide can be taken for the vomiting / nausea.

Let me know if you have any query

Wishing you best of health

Thanks
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on