Yellow BM

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I have started to have yellow bowel movements 3 weeks after

having my gallbladder removed. Anyone else having the same and

is it anything to be concerned about ?

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    Linda.

    hi 

    when you say yellow , do you actually mean yellow?

    or do you mean like a peanut butter colour !!

    as I had mine out ten weeks ago and I have frequent peanut butter colour stools !

    however , mine colour started 3 years ago when I had my first attack and have been this way ever since.

    and I’m very concerned but the docs gps etc just do not seem to care or have an answer in my case it seems !!

    but hell yea it worries me greatly all day every day !!

     

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      Hi Yes definitely yellow !

      I don't think it's right but GP 's don't seem bothered !

      They don't tell you any of this before removal or after . My post op appointment with

      my surgeon has been cancelled and put back to a later date . They don't seem to

      understand we need questions answering after removal. It's not straight forward

      for all of us !!

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    I get yellow stools quite a lot as well. My GP says that’s totally normal and is to do with the constant flow of bile dripping from the liver now xx
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      Scottie.

      hi yes I hear that often too.

      but the stool gets it’s briwn colour from bile as we all know .

      and lack of bile = pale stool 

      and too much bile = d

      yellow doe not = to much bile ?

      and it seems so specialist area that a go just doesn’t have the necessary knowledge to answer this question in my view,as my gp stated to me , I’m not a specialist in this field I’m just a gp !

      and it makes me wonder lol 

      merry Christmas to you Scottie.

      and I hope your pains have calmed , I see you have similar pains and concerns as me still.

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