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vomiting bile 4 days after surgery?

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Hi, I had my gallbladder removed 4 days ago. I am home and vomiting a huge amount of bile.
Is it normal?


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replied March 18th, 2012
Gallbladder Disease Answer A32927
Welcome to e health forum.

The cause of your symptoms is the continuous increased bile flow into the upper GI tract, ‎which may contribute to esophagitis ‎‎and gastritis. This irritation causes gastric reflux and vomiting.

Treatment of the condition might need treatment with antacids (Gelusil, Mylanta), proton pump inhibitors (Prevacid, Nexium), ‎antispasmodics, ‎‎‎Cholestyramine or sedatives. Consulting your doctor for prescription of proper medications would be needed.

In addition, Lifestyle changes specifically adopting a low fat diet and weight loss might also be ‎‎‎very helpful. ‎

In case you develop symptoms like fever, chills, inability to urinate, development of increased redness at an incision site, or worsening pain, distension of abdomen or any discharge from the port site, you should consult with your treating doctor at the earliest for proper help and treatment.

I hope this helps


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