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Constan diarrhea
Dec 9, 2003
... that's where I got some useful information along with posters who responded to my pleas for help a year and a half ago. ... (23 replies)
Nov 27, 2002
... which helps bind up stools and control the amount of bile flowing directly into the small intestine. The combination of those 3 things has been a life saver for me. ... (18 replies)
... I have read alot on these boards and both work about the same. It does seem that more people that need help stopping Bile Salt Diarrhea seem to like the pill better(Colestid)--- for it's convenience not because it works better. (1 replies)

... and I mean almost word for word. The immediate, no warning, gotta go NOW!!! And then accidents causing me to leave work early or not even leave the house. ... (3 replies)
Constan diarrhea
Dec 8, 2003
... Hi there and so sorry for your troubles. I have to agree with the other poster that your diarrhea problem may be due to gall bladder removal. ... (23 replies)
Constan diarrhea
Dec 11, 2003
... I tried Immodium too, but it made me feel "stopped up" and bloated, and then the diarrhea would return anyway. ... (23 replies)
... if you get no answers or recommendations for testing, please get yourself to a GI specialist who can help. ... (24 replies)
... Your doc may not agree to all this testing, but at minimum should be looking for gall bladder or liver dysfunction causing your yellow diarrhea. Blood tests may be ordered too. ... (24 replies)
... type a search of "bile salt diarrhea" and take the information in to your doctor. That's what I had to do for my doctor to understand what I was going through. Once he read the stuff I had about it, he was willing to prescribe Colestid on a trial basis. ... (3 replies)
... Hi there and welcome to the boards! I found info on bile salt diarrhea and Habba syndrome on the 'net. There's really very little on Habba syndrome, but if you type in "diarrhea after eating" on a search, it may come up with more. ... (24 replies)
Bowell disorders
Apr 7, 2003
... Hi there and so sorry for your troubles. ... (17 replies)
... Hi again. Explosive uncontrollable diarrhea especially during or after eating can be a hallmark sign of gall bladder disease. ... (5 replies)
... which is a much lower dose than prescribed for lowering cholesterol. ... (2 replies)
... Hi there and I am so sorry for your troubles. I do remember reading your posts from before, and had hoped things were better for you. ... (3 replies)
... of the people produce too much bile for their system to handle. ... (3 replies)
Frequent BMs
Dec 27, 2008
... just put out too much bile and since it is now not controlled by your gallbladder they get explosive diarrhea when the bile reaches the colon. ... (1 replies)
... I had a bowel resection in december of 2005, and still to this day have problems with diarrhea and constipation. ... (12 replies)
Bowell disorders
Apr 11, 2003
... Dairy can be a real cause of diarrhea gas and bloating. Why not try lactaid capsules to see if this helps or better yet cut out dairy completely and use lactaid free milk for a while. ... (17 replies)
Nov 7, 2006
... Sharon, The active ingredient for Questran also comes in a pill/tablet form-- Colestid. It is commonly given to people that have had their gallbladder removed and suffer from bile salt diarrhea. (7 replies)
... Colestid was my life saver. I even had daily diarrhea with Immodium. Your symptoms really sound suspicious for gall bladder disease, so I hope you find some good info on Habba syndrome. ... (24 replies)

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