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My wife had gallbladder surgery in October, 2008. She suffers from excessive and painful gas about once a week. She is very consciencious about not eating fat and is primarily a vegetarian. Is this symtome related to her gallbladder surgery?
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replied January 1st, 2010
It may or may not be related to her surgery. Please review my extensive review of post-cholecystectomy pain syndromes on my website (address is below).

Sincerely/ Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS

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