Did Bloating/Burping gone after gallbladder removal ?

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I like to hear from folks who have removed their gallbladder for gallstones/low  functioning gb who had bloating/burping symptoms and if it got resolved after removing gallbladder or not?

I have a non functioning gb initially and later developed gallstones. currently have severe bloating and burping for many years. I'm hoping removing my gb will solve atleast this burping and bloating problem. Appreciate for your replies.

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    I had my gallbladder out 3.5 months ago. It was only functioning at 13%. I had no gallstones. I feel amazingly better. Not as much gas and heartburn. The strangest thing to me of all is my stools are finally formed again and Bowel movements are regular. For over 3 years I had non-formed fatty stools. My nutrition is back and I have energy. When they took my gallbladder out it was layered in white scar tissue. 
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      I had to be careful at first, but I am now eating whatever I want, but I know this is not the case for everyone. I do still get nauseous though about once a week. If I eat something too rich with a lot of creme, sometimes I get indigestion, but I figure that is pretty standard. The first 6 weeks after surgery were challenging in terms of what I could eat. 
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    I had my gallbladder removed September 13, 2017. I have no problem with burping but I am always bloated after eating. I eat several times a day, very small meals and no fat. I drink a lot of water, no sodas, black coffee, hot tea and iced tea no sugar only a little lemon. The explosive diarrhea has subsided to maybe once or twice a day but the bloating gas has to go somewhere. So I have horrible flatulence! Surgery was very smooth and easy. Never took a pain pill and followed the 3 page diet the general surgeon gave me. Have seen gastrointestinal physician and had a CAT scan and multiple blood test and stool test. All normal. I have even had an MRI. My internist gave me a prescription for Lomotil which is wonderful for cramping and diarrhea but nothing has helped withbloating and flatulence. 
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      Yes but that is just something, especially the bloating, that goes along with gallbladder removal.  Usually if you take smaller bites of food and chew slowly that will sometimes help with burping. Also certain foods  when they get into your stomach they create gas. Try to see if something your eating is giving you more gas. 
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