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Can u get gastric sleeve with acid reflux?

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. Abraham Jaskiel
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Acid Reflux (Definition)

Technically called GERD, acid reflux is the presence of acidic stomach contents in the esophagus. The acid irritates the esophagus causing heartburn symptoms. The regurgitation or reflux can vary greatly as can the symptoms. Blocking stomach acid with medications can alleviate the burning but medication cannot stop the reflux. Complicated GERD requires surgical treatment ...Read more


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I have bile reflux, treated with cholestyramine. Can I have gastric sleeve surgery?

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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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?

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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I have a loose gastric sphincter. It causes acid reflux felt in my lower neck. Is an empty stomach going to heighten this acidy sensation in neck?

I have a loose gastric sphincter.  It causes acid reflux felt in my lower neck.  Is an empty stomach going to heighten this acidy sensation in neck?

Reflux; stomach full: 41 M "I have loose gastric sphincter does empty stomach heighten acidity sensation in neck. Yes. but empty stomach less likely to reflux as does less pressure from fat stomach. Raising head of bed 6 inches may help as well as you will have less of a problem at night. Losing weight may help as well. Work with your team on this. ...Read more

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How long to heal after gastric bypass surgury for acid reflux disease?

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. Heidi Fowler
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Reflux (Definition)

Acid reflux is defined as the presence of acidic gastric contents in the esophagus causing irritation. It's cause is blamed on the a lax gastroesophageal shpincter that permits usch regurgitation. Vesicoureteral reflux is regurgitation (backing up) of urine in the bladder into the ureter ...Read more


Dr. Patricia Foster
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Gastric Sleeve (Definition)

Basically we take your stomach from the size of a football and cut in down to the size of a banana. And throw the excess stomach away. The sleeve has an expected weight loss of about 60-70% of your excess weight ...Read more