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Has anyone had constipation and at the same time  small soft incomplete stools and painful bloating 5 months after gallbladder surgery?   This is my latest problem.  And...I can hardly eat much due to the bloating and pain.  I have upped my water intake and eating a better higher fiber diet.  Nothing helps.  Would like to know if anyone else has this issue

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    Hi

    I’m 3 months po. the only time I had that issue was when I was taking a digestive enzyme I was horribly constipation and small pebble stools and bloating very uncomfortable. So it could be to much fiber. I am still dealing with bloating after eating and I eat healthy so hoping this will stop.  I also take probiotics which does help.

    After reading others suggestions it seems you have to find right foods and eliminate what doesn’t work for you personally. 

    Wish you well 

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    Hello Joan,

    I recently had my gallbladder removed August 1st.  I understand it takes awhile to figure out what your food triggers are, are you keeping a food/symptom journal?  This will help you figure that out.  I also belong to a support group on FaceBook, It is so informative, and the people are so nice. You may want to consider joining. Gallbladder & Gallstone Support Group.  Good Luck to you.

     

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    im coming up to nearly two years after gb removal,still suffer constipation,as not to old do not want start taking laxatives etc, so eating lots fruit etc,lots water, i think a lot people suffer one way or the other, hope all goes well, 
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