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10 years after gastric bypass

A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
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See yourMD: You need a work up..I have gastric bypass patients in our practice ..Of those with pain we have sent to GI for work up...Most of the time they find a ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
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Gastric bypass: 10 yrs after gastric bypass you will probably maintain most of your weight loss but may regain some of the weight back due "fallin off the wagon" , so ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hesham Sahawneh
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Unlikely : Symptoms also depends on type of bypass performed. Generally abdominal pain nausea vomiting Fever wt loss are s/s of something wrong with bypass
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Anemia: You definitely need to go to see your primary doctor- to get more eval and treatment. Your need to get replacement for your vit b12-, and your vit d. ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kent Willyard
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Calories, ulcers: Alcohol contains lots of calories and is not nutritional. After surgery, alcohol enters the bloodstream more quickly than before surgery. The intoxica ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Welle
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Are ok: Salads are generally tolerated ok after a gastric bypass. But i typically have patients wait close to 3 months before introducing raw vegetables and s ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
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Normal: This is totally normal and will resolve on its own. It is known as telogen effluvium-which in plain english is hair loss that occurs approximately 3 m ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
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Need follow up: Hair loss and skin changes are often due to nutritional issues. Bariatric patient have unique nutritional needs and deficiencies can worsen over time.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
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Yes: Additional abdominal surgery and the obesity are challenging. Presuming the colon surgery was not for malignancy.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Chinn
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Yes: Gastric by-pass and surgery to correct a hiatal hernia are two different surgical procedures, and are not mutually exclusive with regard to prevention ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
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Probably: Do not see any reason why not, but please check with your surgeon, who knows you well.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
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Variable: Depends on age, left ventricle, other risks etc. Depends on conduits- internal mammary grafts. The point is that most do well and for along time. I ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
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3 Months: But why? Diet, exercize, push the baby carriage, avoid significant risks and high return rate?
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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Bariatric: You need to be discussing your symptoms with your doctor(s). That medication isn't likely to be causing pain.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
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Need attention: Please talk to the doctor who did funduplication.
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
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Diet and: Medication management first. Sleeves can be converted to gastric bypasses with little or no natural stomach left and therefor is ofter curative for th ... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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What did surgeon say: This is going to be a problem for you if not addressed, as even simple things like inhaling, sitting, or anything requiring your ribs to expand or con ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
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Tell surgeon: First: make sure your surgeon knows about this. Pay attention to what foods bother you most. Try blending a smoothie of coconut milk, frozen blueber ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Denk
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No: If you are having stomach problems after your lap-band you should see your bariatric surgeon to find out what the problem is. Stomach problems includi ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Why 10 why not 25 yr: You are well informed , in some centers where is 25 yr or more yrs of follow up done for j pouches. Rate of failure estimated 4% in yrs, 10 % in 20ny ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamer Yacoub
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Yes: However it is a big decision requires extensive evaluation prior to the surgery. Also it is a commitment to start changing behavior regarding healthy ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
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Very good: Gastric sleeve is very successful and has good long term results with very little weight regain.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Yes.: When performing a nissen fundoplication, the esophagus is only marginally affected. Therefore, following reversal your esophageal function should retu ... Read More
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