A 31-year-old member asked:
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my friend had gastric bypass (stomach stapling) surgery and now has constant problems with dumping, gross.?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes one of complicat: Morbid obesity it self is a lethal disease if untreated. Gastric by pass several will have benefits, will lose weight, will be able to go back to work if they are not working due to disability, b p & diabetes will be under control or even cure, quality of life improves, how ever some will have untoward effects or complications due to by pass as you mentioned all patients will have this info.
Answered on Jun 27, 2020
Dr. Scott Welle
16 years experience Bariatrics
Common problem : Dumping syndrome is a known side effect of gastric bypass surgery. It can usually be controlled with diet modifications. There are some medicines that can help decrease the symptoms as well if diet changes are unsuccessful. Have your friend check with her surgeon.
Answered on Dec 19, 2012

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