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Dr. Brad Snyder
Board Certified, General Surgery
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Can u get gastric sleeve with acid reflux?

Dr. Brad Snyder
Board Certified, General Surgery
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Can u get gastric sleeve with acid reflux?

Yes indeed : There is a 15% incidence if de novo reflux symptoms after sleeve. It may be that repairing hernia at the diaphragm where esophagus come through may prevent these symptoms. Gastric bypass cures reflux 100%. If there is a history of sever reflux causing esophagitis or barrett's esophagus, go with bypass. ...Read more

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Dr. Crystal Twynham
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Dr. Chevies Newman
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
17 years in practice
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I am naesous & have lots of acid reflux. I had a gastric sleeve last week. What can I do for acid reflux?

Dr. Chevies Newman
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
17 years in practice
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I am naesous & have lots of acid reflux. I had a gastric  sleeve last week. What can I do for acid reflux?

Prilosec OTC: Get Prilosec otc and take 40-80 mg per day, mylanta for immediate relief. ...Read more

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Dr. Crystal Twynham
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Dr. Samuel Miles
Board Certified, Psychiatry
42 years in practice
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I was wondering if having the gastric sleeve done would help my reflux and GERD go away?

Dr. Samuel Miles
Board Certified, Psychiatry
42 years in practice
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I was wondering if having the gastric sleeve done would help my reflux and GERD go away?

Weight loss: The gastric sleeve itself will not improve gerd. However, weight loss often reduces or eliminates reflux. ...Read more

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Dr. Addagada Rao
Board Certified, General Surgery
51 years in practice
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I have bile reflux, treated with cholestyramine. Can I have gastric sleeve surgery?

Dr. Addagada Rao
Board Certified, General Surgery
51 years in practice
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I have bile reflux, treated with cholestyramine. Can I have gastric sleeve surgery?

May not benefit: Simple gastric sleeve resection may not benefit you , if you are a candidate for weight loss surgery , gastric bypass will be beneficial to you , due to " Roux 'N' Y " procedure . ...Read more

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Dr. Crystal Twynham
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Dr. David Astrachan
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
32 years in practice
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Is it possible to have acid reflux 6 yrs after gastric bypass?

Dr. David Astrachan
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
32 years in practice
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Is it possible to have acid reflux 6 yrs after gastric bypass?

Absolutely: Yes, absolutely.

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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Board Certified, Bariatrics
32 years in practice
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How long to heal after gastric bypass surgury for acid reflux disease?

Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Board Certified, Bariatrics
32 years in practice
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How long to heal after gastric bypass surgury for acid reflux disease?

Gone in recov room: Acid reflux is virtually gone in the recovery room, since all acid and bile can no longer go up the esophagus. Some patients still have an irritated esophagus from prior acid reflux which must heal after the surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Victor Bonuel
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
33 years in practice
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After semi forcing out some faeces, my stomach hurts in the area where you get gastric. Right below the bra. Could this be acid reflux? Am prone to it

Dr. Victor Bonuel
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
33 years in practice
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After semi forcing out some faeces, my stomach hurts in the area where you get gastric. Right below the bra. Could this be acid reflux? Am prone to it

It could be just: Stomach irritation/gastritis or intestinal spasms. Follow up with your dr for reassurance. Take care! http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/gastritis/ds00488. ...Read more

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Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
44 years in practice
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Is it possible to still get pregnant after you have gastric bypass surgury for acid reflux disease?

Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
44 years in practice
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Is it possible to still get pregnant after you have gastric bypass surgury for acid reflux disease?

Yes: Yes it is still possible to have pregnancy aftergastric surgery for acid reflux. ...Read more

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Dr. Troy Reyna
Board Certified, Pediatric Surgery
39 years in practice
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Why do I have tense stomach bloating, gastric acid reflux and stress, recurring, after doing exercise that involves stomach muscles, like swimming?

Dr. Troy Reyna
Board Certified, Pediatric Surgery
39 years in practice
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Reflux: Reflux is commonly affected or made worse with exercise. Antacids avoiding eating or drinking just prior to exercise can often alleviate these symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. James Ferguson
Board Certified, Pediatrics
41 years in practice
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Since past six months I am facing problem of acid reflux.I just want to know whether masturbation leads to gastric problem or Acid reflux. Mas. daily?

Dr. James Ferguson
Board Certified, Pediatrics
41 years in practice
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No: Gastric reflux is a normal physiologic event that occurs at varied intensity to all. Symptoms arise in some after triggering events, which are commonly infectious and persist when dietary practices aggravate the problem.Try eliminating caffeine or nicotine from your life,foods that you find irritating, and avoid reclining after meals. Short term use of available meds may also help. ...Read more

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