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Potential causes of bile reflux into the stomach include surgery complications, peptic ulcers and gallbladder surgery, reports Mayo Clinic. Bile reflux often results from gastric bypass surgery for weight loss and gastre... More »

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Bile is secreted by the liver, which is the largest organ in the body. Bile helps in the digestion of food and the elimination of waste from the body. It is a dark green liquid that is stored in the gallbladder and then ... More »

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A description of the symptoms is enough for a medical diagnosis of bile reflux, states Mayo Clinic. However, distinguishing between bile reflux and acid reflux is hard, requiring additional tests, such as endoscopy, ambu... More »

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