puzzled after gallbladder removal

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I had my gallbladder removed over 6 years ago and still have problems. I have changed my diet and know what my triggers are not to cause pain or problems. I have pain still where my gallbladder used to be. I can't get through a meal without having to stop and go to the bathroom. This last round has my puzzled. I have nausea, pain and a visible deformity that is tender to the touch. When I can tolerate eating something I can actually see the food moving and my stomach swells up like a balloon. It hurt so bad I went to the E.R. and they ran blood work and urine. Said my potassium was low and that I had poop in my colon. Duh isn't that where it's supposed to go before you poop? Anyway no test beyond that, no ultrasound to even confirm the poop in my colon. I feel like I am just being run around all over the place. I have been to specialist who just throw acid medication at me tell me it's GERD. I haven't been able to eat anything substantial in almost 6 days. The nausea comes on so strong it knocks me down. Even if I try to eat the smallest thing about the size of a silver dollar, i feel like I've eaten a buffet dinner. Looking for help like the rest of you guys. Wish I had never had the surgery.

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    same as me , 16 months after removal still have pain in gallbladder surgery like a stabbing pinching pain.

    still feel sick, still have light brown like peanut butter stools .

    still have anxiety of am i going to be here in the next 6 months ect.

    and still the so called n h s do nothing ?

    WHY ?

    because their rubbish their liers their useless and they dont know near enouth about this gallbladder liver pancrias stuff ect and they just guess everything and fob us off ?


    i wish you well.

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    hi there Im in England but know how you feel. I have something called Sphincter of Oddi Disfunction SOD , had it 20 years since gall bladder removed via open surgery. Read up on it , theres lots on here too , I have posted about it years ago. HOPE THAT HELPS?

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    Yeah some give bad advice in this site? Your among a vast group of people who have been made to suffer for either a very long time in ignorance or through haste in having the Gall Bladder out.

    I was lucky i had the Ignorance treatment because I have saved my Gall Bladder and can now eat whatever!

    So sorry your suffering.

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