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Diarrhea after eating, abdominal pain.

Posted by @katieb, Jul 16, 2011

Recently I have been getting diarrhea about 15 minutes to an hour after eating. Accompanying this is severe stomach cramps and pain. After a trip to the doctor, they decided that it was my gallbladder causing the symptom. In November, I had my gallbladder removed because it was full of stones and sludge. It has now been 8 months and the symptoms have not went away or decreased. Last week, I had a colonoscopy and an endoscopy. Biopsies were done on my large intestine and stomach. All results came back negative. I do not want to live the rest of my life with these symptoms. Any suggestions?

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Posted by @ambermartin, Jul 16, 2011

Maybe you should keep a food journal to track what foods aggravate your symptoms. I have Crohn’s Disease and this is one of the very first things I did that helped a lot. Another thing might be to cut out all gluten. Not that this is easy to do but I have met a few people online who first thought they had Crohn’s Disease, but ended up with a gluten allergy. Oh one more thing, my brother was having some of the same problem and they first thought he had Crohn’s because I have Crohn’s, but turns out he had Helicobacter pylori which is some strange type of bacterial infection. Hope you find some relief ASAP!

Posted by @concernedabouthealth, Jul 16, 2011

I developed these same symptoms several years back. For almost a year, I thought I was lactose intolerant until a PA suggested I try over the counter probiotics for relief. My symptoms were gone immediately. I began taking Align probiotics which were fairly expensive but later experimented and found similar results with generic Walgreens and CVS brands at a third of the cost.


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Posted by @rcrhagen, Jul 16, 2011

Get a copy of your colonoscopy report and see what it says about diverticulosis (pockets in your colon). I had the same symptoms and found out I have diverticulitis (inflammed pockets). Not fun. I am trying to learn to control it with my diet.

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Posted by @jsorum, Jul 18, 2011

Do you know if they tested for celiac disease? Those were some of my main symptoms..cramps going to the bathroom after eating. I suggest you ask them if they tested for this!

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Posted by @glutenfreecuredmycrohns, Nov 2, 2011

Avoid wheat, eat gluten-free, no beer, for 1 meal and see if it occurs. If it doesn’t welcome to our gluten-free club.

Posted by @cocoteresahamiltoncom, Nov 21, 2011

I have been gluten free for two weeks and still have nausea and it is 3 months post gallbladder surgery—no stones but low functioning gallbladder…


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Posted by @grammy4xjudy, Nov 7, 2011

I have all of these symptoms as a result of hiatal hernia surgery and I have been diagnosed with DUMPING SYNDROME. I cannot drink 30 mins before a meal, nothing to drink during the meal and nothing for 30 – 60 mins after. Even with that, I still have the same problems

Posted by @cocoteresahamiltoncom, Nov 21, 2011

I am three months post gallbladder removal and I still have nausea alot with pain in my left ribs and back. I have had Ct scans, MRI, Hida scan (which showed low function so I had the surgery), small bowel study, endoscope (showed stomach inflammation), colonoscopy, x-rays of lungs, shoulder and ribs,and abdominal ultrasound as well as three sets of blood work—all normal except the endoscopy—yet my digestion is bad everyday. I lost 12 pounds in 4 months. because i can’t eat a lot—I had the diarrhea but don’t have it much anymore …I take 20 mg. protonix, carafate, plant based digestive enzymes and some probiotics….do you have nausea?

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