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does the gastric bypass cause damage to the liver
A 51-year-old member asked:
24 years experience General Surgery
Not really: It depends on which enzymes are elevated. Some elevations can suggest gallstones, which can happen to anyone after profound weight loss. Other elevati ... Read More
18 years experience General Surgery
Not directly related: Having morbid obesity puts the liver at risk for fat accumulation. When it has enough fat the liver may become inflamed and have enzyme elevations. Al ... Read More
16 years experience Gastroenterology
NAFLD: Very well may be fatty liver disease and it is not too uncommon to detect an increase in lfts after rapid at loss.
A 24-year-old female asked:
32 years experience Bariatrics
See your MD: See you doctor as soon as possible ...This is not common after surgery.
A 44-year-old female asked:
23 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:
15 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:
36 years experience Family Medicine
Consider: consider digestion enzyme and food allergy testing.
A 44-year-old female asked:
27 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
A 31-year-old female asked:
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
A 26-year-old female asked:
37 years experience Family Medicine
Vitamins: The most common vitamin deficiencies seen after gastric bypass are with vitamin b12, vitamin d and iron. Some have low calcium. Vitamin B12 deficiency ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
45 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
A 59-year-old female asked:
42 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.
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