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can you stretch out your stomach after gastric sleeve

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience General Surgery
It's up to you: With any barietric procedure the patient can "out eat" the procedure. I have had this happen many times. If you get your post-op calories from solid f ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Maybe, But why would: anyone do it. Repeat surgeries are always frought with dangers and risks of complications are multiplied. I would not recomend it. Lets see if anyone ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Not open at the top!: there is the cardio-esophageal sphincter which closes off the esophagus
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Eat small amounts: The best way to keep your stomach from stretching after a bariatric surgery is to make sure you keep strictly to the amount of food that you are told ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hector Dourron
26 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: Stomach can stretch out if you continue to over eat.
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Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
It's no different: than if you get gastric cancer anywhere in your stomach without the surgery. Any cancer needs to be diagnosed and treated quickly and appropriately. T ... Read More
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Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Risks: Scarring of liver (cirrhosis) increases risks of surgery. Any surgery, esp w/general anesthesia can cause liver to "decompensate"-a messy, slippery sl ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Mangus
21 years experience Transplant Surgery
May increase risk: The gastric sleeve procedure can be safely performed with good success in most patients. However, sarcoidosis can lead to poor tissue healing, making ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: Gastric sleeve resection is weight loss surgery, not for stomach cancer.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Denk
19 years experience General Surgery
See a surgeon: After gastric sleeve surgery or other stomach or bariatric surgeries you still can develop stomach problem such as ulcers and gastritis. These should ... Read More
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