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can i have a gastric bypass if i have ibs

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience General Surgery
No.: Not to my knowledge.

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience General Surgery
Can?-Yes Should?-No: Bariatric surgeons can technically perform a gastric bypass on almost anyone; those with very specialized training are required for those with the mos ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Finke
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: There is usually left over folds of skin after dramatic weight loss. Surprisingly, a lot of excess skin may disappear with the weight. Many people c ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Welle
15 years experience Bariatrics
Complicated : Without knowing anything else about you and your medical history and eating habits, etc i would be hesitant and feel that a different procedure may be ... Read More
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Dr. Valerie Halpin
27 years experience Bariatrics
Technically, : Technically, yes, you can have bariatric surgery after a nissen fundoplication. A previous nissen fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux disease ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Not for the: short amount of time this preparation lasts! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Howland
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Ask your surgeon: Gastroparesis can be a complication of diabetes. Obesity is often associated with diabetes. Most of the stomach is removed in bypass surgery. Your sur ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: After gastric sleeve surgery can get pregnant , but at age 41 you may have to see a fertility expert
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
Absolutely: Gall bladder surgery is never designed to address gerd.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes - usually: Unless severe symptoms. But you may wish to defer as drinking the prep when you already feel unwell might be extra hard...
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Dr. SCOTT SWOPE
58 years experience Family Medicine
See Doctor: With your history of bowel problems you should discuss this with your doctor.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes depends on other risk factors.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly: Any inflammatory process or alteration of your gut can flare ulcerative colitis.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Impossible to say...: Given the very limited information you've provided, it's impossible to speculate as to cause. You have not told us the acuity, severity, extent, circu ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Can not : Yes if partially obstructed that is the reason to call partial bowel obstruction which will lead to complete obstruction if untreated.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes, but...: straining to have a bowel movement shouldn't be a problem with CHF, but frequently, if you increase the amount of fiber in your diet, your stools will ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Go back to your: bariatric surgeon. Yes may need revision ( surgery ) after evaluation . Success after revision is very good , but you have to modify your style , by ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Hendricks
37 years experience General Surgery
Follow diet: Don't ignore the symptoms that are trying to tell you something. You may suffer long term damage to the lower esophagus. Your diet is important as is ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Stein
23 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: The diagnosis of Crohn's disease does not preclude having a lap band placed. There are many complex issues regarding this decision. If one is on immu ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Celiac disease: If you had negative biopsies on recent EGD then you do not have celiac disease. That being said many people without gluten intolerance still feel bett ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
32 years experience Cardiology
Detailed history : In cases where a decision has to be made (such as "Should I go to the hospital?"), many clinicians would say that the most important step is detailed ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Valerie Cacho
11 years experience Sleep Medicine
Perhaps : Hello. Bloating is a very uncomfortable sensation. Multiple causes for bloating include certain foods, menstrual cycle, constipation, or infections. ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes if indicated: Only after your treatment of h pylori is completed , along with your gastric problem(s) . Gastric sleeve resection is an elective surgery, other con ... Read More
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