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Had lap band surgery Nov-09, things were going well, until I started having severe abdominal pain attacks. I finally got help and was told gallbladder issues. A few days later another severe attack and I had emergency surgery to remove the gallbladder. It's been over three weeks since the surgery and I finally had the Fluid placed back in the band yesterday, a good thing because I gained about 10 lbs. in that 3 weeks. Been having serious consitpation, bloating, and mild pain issues. Can anyone relate? Plus Been researching on the net and many websites explain I should take liver abd bile salt supplements. An I should flush my liver once in a while. Anyone else experiencing this, or any advice?

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I had my gall bladder removed 20 years ago and I have never flushed anything!

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Had lap band surgery Nov-09, things were going well, until I started having severe abdominal pain attacks. I finally got help and was told gallbladder issues. A few days later another severe attack and I had emergency surgery to remove the gallbladder. It's been over three weeks since the surgery and I finally had the Fluid placed back in the band yesterday, a good thing because I gained about 10 lbs. in that 3 weeks. Been having serious consitpation, bloating, and mild pain issues. Can anyone relate? Plus Been researching on the net and many websites explain I should take liver abd bile salt supplements. An I should flush my liver once in a while. Anyone else experiencing this, or any advice?

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I had been having these types of "stomach" pains (untollerable) for 7 years and NO ONE including emergency rooms came up with gall bladder- Well, I am very thankful to say that when I was having my last workups done before the lap bad surgery, my results came back with gall stones. Long story short- I had my gall bladder removed this past week (full of stones and very sick) I will be having my lap band done on 6/3. Yes, after the gall bladder surgery I had the consipation, bloating, gas all that lovely stuff, it does go away in time but it beats the heck out of having those attacks I promise.

By the way, Congrats on your lap band can't wait to join the bansters.

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I had my gallbladder out in 2006, band last year. Only issue I have since the gallbladder is trouble with really really fatty foods... instant diarrhea. But I guess it's a good thing... If I don't take immodium BEFORE eating something like pizza or ice cream or anything fried it's an issue. So it's easier to avoid those foods... better for me!

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Still having issues, had to have some Fluid removed from band, and prescibed meds for gastritous, the this moring had severe attack and ended up in the E.R. Now the doctors think I have an ulcer, and scheduled for a upper GI scope sometime next week.

Had lap band surgery Nov-09, things were going well, until I started having severe abdominal pain attacks. I finally got help and was told gallbladder issues. A few days later another severe attack and I had emergency surgery to remove the gallbladder. It's been over three weeks since the surgery and I finally had the Fluid placed back in the band yesterday, a good thing because I gained about 10 lbs. in that 3 weeks. Been having serious consitpation, bloating, and mild pain issues. Can anyone relate? Plus Been researching on the net and many websites explain I should take liver abd bile salt supplements. An I should flush my liver once in a while. Anyone else experiencing this, or any advice?

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