bruising in umbilical port site oozing blood tinged fluid,small lumps or nodules around bruised area.does not hurt unless pressure put on area.great fullness in stomach when eating can only eat small amounts.have had bouts of jaundice and dark urine since surgery.get attacks of pain randomly.have non stop diarrhea.
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am glad to help you out. Taking into account the symptoms which youâre going through, youâre likely suffering from what is known as post-cholecystectomy syndrome.
This typically results due to the removal of the gall bladder. Normally, the bile which is produced by the liver is stored in the gall bladder and is intermittently released from the gall bladder into the intestines only when required (when one eats food).
However, due to the absence of the gall bladder, the bile keeps on going into the intestine and gives rise to primarily 2 kinds of symptoms â gastritis-like symptoms and diarrhea.
The treatment consists of drugs like ranitidine, omeprazole or pantoprazole to take care of the gastritis part and cholestyramine is used for the diarrhea. Lovastatin has also been shown to improve the symptoms in certain patients.
For the umbilical port problem, rifamycin cream has been found to be really effective. It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided.
For an exact diagnosis, you are advised to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.
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