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Is there a relation between Gastric Bypass and Fibromyalgia

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
Bariatrics 22 years experience
Fibromyalgia : There is no known connection between gastric bypass and fibromyalgia. There are many patients that have fibromyalgia that have gone on to having a ga... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
Psychiatry 35 years experience
NOT AN INDICATION: I do not know of gastric bypass for fibromyalgia. The weight reduction may help to a certain degree but reducing anxiety and treating mood and exercis... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Karelis
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Get blood tests done: Before i diagnosed you with fibromyalgia, i would check a complete set of blood tests. People with gastric bypass tend to get vitamin deficiencies, es... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Gastric bypass: It might stop the surgeon from offering the surgery to you, they are not looking for problems.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
No: Before undergoing by pass surgery , you must try non operative means, go on diet join gym etc. Gastric by pass is the lost resort , once done rarely... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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YES: It's called a revision of the original surgery
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Depends entirely on: your policy, BMI, and co-morbidities.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
Bariatrics 22 years experience
Gastric bypass : Well, the real answer is that you shouldn't. After any weight loss operation you should limit how much carbohydrate you eat and focus on eating protei... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Depends: If you mean immediately, it will more than likely uncomfortable. If you mean in the long run, then you may have issues with stamina, and there could ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
General Surgery 29 years experience
Post bypass: Best to see your bariatric surgeon to discuss and have an endoscopy with or without a GI series to determine the cause of your problems.

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