I have an app't. with a surgeon on Wed. and can't wait because I have been dealing with this for several months. I have been having diarrhea along with this and I want to know if that is common. I have the gas, bloating and discomfort on right side, they didn't say anything about gallstones just low-functioning. I have been eating low fat and trying to do some natural vitamins for gallbladder with no help. I am also taking Vit. E and flaxseed could this be causing the diarrhea?
According to the symptoms you report (diarrhea, gases, bloating and discomfort on right side) you could be experiencing an intestinal inflammation. The nature of the inflammation (infection or something else) can be determined with a microbiological examination of the stool and a colposcopy. An abdominal ultrasound scan and standard blood analyses (blood count, sedimentation, liver and renal status) are also requested. You should also request an HIV/AIDS-test. You may consult a gastroenterologist to follow up.
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