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Low WBC after gastric bypass

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
See your doctor: if you are having pain in the right upper quadrant with this lab pattern, it is possible that you could have a retained gallstone in your bile duct. I ... Read More

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Dr. PHILLIP KIM
14 years experience General Practice
Probable: A high ferritin can be interpreted as an acute phase reactant or chronic inflammation, but if your iron level is low, this can suggest deficiency. Ha ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience General Surgery
Not really: What you need is a workup for hemochromatosis. This is a disease of how the body handles iron. You need to know why your ferritin is up before treatme ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
29 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes, the B12: B12 deficiency is the most common complication of gastric bypass because the stomach produces intrinsic factor which your body needs to absorb B12. U ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
Low iron levels: Your clinician needs to review your entire record, history, and complete an examination on you. This is a tricky situation. By your question, you are ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neel Karne
17 years experience General Surgery
Normal CBD: After the removal of the GB the CBD increases in size to accommodate for bile storage after the GB is removed. The size of 1.3mm is normal post-chole. ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudhir Bansal
74 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. John Washburn
19 years experience Family Medicine
You need calcium: Don't know if your surgery hindered your ability to absorb calcium/vitamin d, but it sounds like you are deficient. Pth hormone acts by increasing ca ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Why do you ask?: With a serum ferritin twice the upper limit of most reference ranges for a young woman, you have hemochromatosis / iron overload until proved otherwis ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ethan Levine
22 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Possibly, yes: After gastric bypass and with significant weight loss there are many benefits frequently seen. Many people foe example no longer need medication for h ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Welle
15 years experience Bariatrics
See your doctor: After gastric bypass it is possible to develop many vitamin deficiencies that can be corrected with supplements. Make an appointment to have a full ba ... Read More
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