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Does gallbladder problems usually occur aftwe gastric bypass surgery

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
See your doctor: if you are having pain in the right upper quadrant with this lab pattern, it is possible that you could have a retained gallstone in your bile duct. I... Read More

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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
No: Unless you have a lot of intraabdominal adhesions.
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
A Verified Doctoranswered
38 years experience
Not at all: Gastric bypass is now possible following most operations. Might be concerned if you had severe diffuse infection (like perforated colon).
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
Radiology - Interventional 21 years experience
Should be fine: Pretty much all medical implants (something left behind) made after 1996 are MRI safe. With that said, you will still have to fill out a history form... Read More
Dr. Christopher Evanson
General surgery 25 years experience
Yes: Yes. The metal (staples) used in roux-en-y gastric bypass is safe for MRI procedures.
A female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
DSS: A commonly used stool softener is docussate sodium, or DSS (brand name Colace). Its a gel- capsule, and it softens and lubricates your stools. Increas... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welle
Bariatrics 17 years experience
Ok if..: If you have diarrhea it is ok to take imodium (loperamide). However, try to figure out why you are having diarrhea. Make sure it is not infectious. Or... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
Bariatrics 23 years experience
Gastric bypass: The the bypass is the gold standard for weight loss operations. It's been around for over 50 yrs and is a proven operation. It is the best in terms of... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
Bariatrics 23 years experience
Gastric bypass : Well, insurance usually covers it if you qualify (bmi over 40 if you have no medical problems, or bmi over 35 with medical problems). If you don't hav... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Mele
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Possible: Anything is possible in medicine. A gastroenterologist can give you more information.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Camilla Graham
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease 28 years experience
Maybe: The hepatitis c itself won't be a barrier to this surgery. The question will be how much damage there is to the liver. People with cirrhosis are at hi... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Hepatitis : Hepatitis c is not an absolute contraindication to bypass surgery. A lot depends on the current status of your liver function. Your physician will li... Read More