My 75 year old father has been through several surgeries to have a stint put in due to liver bile duct blockage. He wore a bag for several weeks and as it drained it relieved the itching and rash. The tube and bag were taken out Monday, February 18 and a stint put in. His symptoms are back as bad as they were before any of the procedures. Is there a certain amount of time after a stint is put in before he should start feeling better or should we call the doctor after a certain amount of time if things don't improve?
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