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I've had my gall bladder removed 2003. Had previous

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Hi, I've had my gall bladder removed 2003. Had previous endoscopy and colonoscopy done once. Recently i have pain under left & right rib after eating and have been passing yellow stools not floating though.. Amylase & Alkaline Phosphatase test result came back normal. Wondering if you can advise cause for yellow stools?
JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: a few days already Dr gave me probiotic pill and sent me for amylase & APT blood test
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: he knows I had Hepatitis A before & had gallbladde taken out
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
also I took Metamucil last night..not sure if fibre intake contribute to yellow soft stools?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

how old are you?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I'm 50 yrs old
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

It could be irritable bowel

have you tried the FODMAP diet?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Not yet. I will suggest to my Dr. You don't think it's pancreas or liver irregularity?
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Oh you mean diet not test? Anyways could yellow stool be due to my high fibre intake?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

Yes, it could be the fiber

The liver and pancreas were tested with the labs

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