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does gastric bypass cause cancer

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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Negative risk!: Obesity is a major risk factor for many kinds of cancer due to inflammatory hormones and chemicals. After gastric bypass, the risk of colon (and other ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Risk factors: Risk factors for colon cancer include smoking, obesity, high fat diet, high red meat diet, low fiber diet, history of polyps, family history of colon ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Tricky: First wt (lb) x 10 = calories used 4000 calories net in or out is a pound gained/lost. Eat less,exercise more. Learn from mistakes on why that didn't ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
24 years experience General Surgery
Vitamin deficiency: old age and vitamin deficiency are believed to be causes of intrinsic factor loss. It remains crucial for b 12 uptake. The stomach has cells to hel ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Welle
16 years experience Bariatrics
Maybe..: When deciding which weight loss operation is best for you, bariatric surgeons look at all of your medical history and problems and come up with the be ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
37 years experience Family Medicine
Consider: consider digestion enzyme and food allergy testing.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Lister
28 years experience General Surgery
Typically not. : Typically, having gastric bypass surgery would not cause a hiatal hernia, however, obesity could. The hiatus is a natural opening in the body. Being o ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
May be hypoglycemia: A possible cause is hypoglycemia. This is often relieved by an appropriate diet. A nutritionist with the bariatric surgery program is the first step ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
46 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly.: You do not mention where the muscle spasms are. If it's abdominal muscle spasms it makes it more likely related to the gastric surgery. You can certai ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Most unlikely as I -: Am sure you probably have arthritic knees which are a common cause of the bowing, in middle ages.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Weight loss: The veins may be more visible from the weight loss. The benefits of the weight loss however far outweigh the risks of the excess weight. It depends of ... Read More
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