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HOW CAN CERTAIN GASTRIC SURGERIES POSSIBLY CREATE PROBLEMS WITH LOW WHITE BLOOD COUNTS

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudhir Bansal
75 years experience Endocrinology
Dumping syndrome : Gastric bypass results in very rapid absorption of sugars and then sudden drops call dumping syndrome eating smaller portions, less items with concent ... Read More
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Dr. Christine Meyer
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypoglycemia: A very common problem after gastric bypass is low blood sugar after certain foods. It is very important that you 1. Avoid refined sugars and simple ca ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Recovery support: It is possible you will auto regulate and these episodes will become less dramatic and less frequent. The surgery you had is a sudden change, ie decre ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Eckstein
20 years experience Bariatrics
Post op anemia: Most likely is a reflection of some blood loos during the surgery, which is not unusual. It takes around 3 months for your blood levels to normalize. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
Probably: Your bmi is 35.4. Many insurance companies will cover bariatric surgery if the bmi is over 35 and you have a "comorbid" condition such as diabetes. ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Pre-op prevention...: While UR surgeon's skill is important, UR own actions matter more than you may think. Some tips:1) Get your blood sugar tested; 2) toss the cigarettes ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
Multiple: Complications can include anastomotic leak, bleeding, and/or stenosis with obstruction. Blood clots, pneumonia, and even death are possible. Post disc ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
23 years experience Family Medicine
Possible insulinoma: Insulinoma, poor diet.
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A female asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Vagus cut: hello ~ you dont say but I am assuming you had a Bilroth1 or Biroth II gastrectomy for peptic ulcer disease. VAGOTOMY (+ a drainage procedure) is STAN ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
26 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: Get another opinion from a bariatric surgeon that is a center of excellence. They usually are able to perform surgery on higher risk patients.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends on the: Initial severity. Doesn't always completely reverse.
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