• Bllehsm Bllehsm
    January 07, 2009
    Can you develop Dumping Syndrome after Gall Bladder surgery
    Bllehsm Bllehsm
    January 07, 2009

    Can you develop Dumping Syndrome after Gall Bladder surgery?  I had my gallbladder removed and have had problems ever since.  The excruciating attacks are gone, but now I have a host of other problems with my stomach.  After searching online, I have discovered that I have all the symptoms of Dumping Syndrome, but have never had stomach surgery, just the gall bladder.




  • Adelle Christman February 23, 2011
    Adelle Christman
    February 23, 2011

    I had my gallbladder out when I was 20 yrs. old, and it was packed with stones.  Immediately after surgery, I started having what you described, excruiating attacks right after eating.  When I was around 35 yrs. old, I went to a cardiologist for another problem, but told him about having explosive, painful diarrhea and etc.  He put me on Questran.  I took 1 pkg. mixed with water before anything, and I do mean anything, to eat touched my mouth.  It worked wonderfully.  The gallbladder makes bile, which is like a laxative when not held by the gallbladder, but just drips into your system.  The Questran binds the bile.  It is a prescription and was originally mfg. for cholesterol.  It is an older drug.  I would suggest you ask your doctor about prescribing some for you.  You can also get it in Questran light.  I only took one pkg. in the morning.  For cholesterol it was a pkg. before each meal.  1 pkg. daily is really all you will need.  I hope this will help you, as it has helped many who have the same problem, that I have told about Questran.

  • Jamie June 20, 2011
    June 20, 2011

    I stumbled accross your email and want to let you know that my doctor put me on a powder called PREVALITE.  It comes in a packet and I mix it every morning with a couple of ounces of water and some juice.  I can eat anything and it has stopped the need to go to the bathroom.  It is wonderful.  Maybe once in 5 months I might have the good old dumping syndrom hit then it is gone again.  No pain, no problem with anything I eat, please ask your doctor to let you try this.  It is 5.5 grams of powder.  It looks like it is for cholesterol but it works.  Good Luck to You.

  • stacy wood October 07, 2010
    stacy wood
    October 07, 2010

    Well i had my gallbladder removed and i have the exact same problem and it stated right after it was removed..and right after i drink my coffee or if i haven't eaten in a while, it happens. It's inconvienent and i'de love to have another surgery to fix this.

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