Okay, I know this is gross. I am desperate to know if this is normal post op at 3 months. I am not eating a lot of fat. It happens no matter what I eat. It has been like this non stop
for three months. It has not changed. Nothing changes it. I have attached a picture. Do not look if you can't handle seeing poop. I really need to hear from other RNYers. I have not asked my doctor. I will if I think it is abnormal, but I don't want to bug him otherwise. I don't think he is the friendliest person in the world. Thank you!
Yellow poop is not normal. Your doctor will actually need to see a stool sample to get a correct reading on the color, photos tend to alter colors. Please contact your doctor.
Original surgery: VSG Feb. 2009
Revised to: RNY Feb. 2016.
Start weight: 252. Current weight: 120
I've heard of this happening to people for the first month or so, but three months out seems a bit long for this to be going on. It's often indicative of some kind of deficiency, I believe. I agree with the above poster - I'd contact my doctor. It may be nothing, but better safe than sorry.
I just read some internet articles on this. It can also indicate gallbladder or liver issues. I'd just check. Like I said above, I *have* heard of this - it's just that it seems it happens more within the first month or so post-surgery.