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does the gastric bypass cause damage to the liver

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Lublin
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
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Dr. Prashant Sinha
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
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Dr. Jason Hemming
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.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
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:
Dr. Randy Stevens
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:
Dr. Scott Welle
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:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 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
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
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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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
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
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
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
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
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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