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Acquiring Fibromyalgia After Having Gastric Bypass
I had gastric bypass 5 years ago, now I have fibromyalgia with associated neurological deficits does anyone have experience with managing this post gb?
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, especially low b12. Low B12 could be the cause of your neurological problems. See your doctor for a good physical exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gastric bypass: It might stop the surgeon from offering the surgery to you, they are not looking for problems. ...Read more
Gastric bypass : About 2-3 weeks.Get a more detailed answer ›
Medication first : Start by eliminating any irritants such as tobacco, nsaids or alcohol. Typically ulcers at the anastomosis can be treated with medication such as a proton pump inhibitor(ie Prilosec or protonix) and carafate. 6-8 weeks of treatment should allow the ulcer to resolve. If not, may need to revise the anastomosis to improve blood flow or reduce tension or provide healthier tissue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are some tried and true ways to get adjusted to eating solid foods after having gastric bypass surgery?
Go slow: Gradually transition your diet. Start with soft food such as baked fish, eggs and canned vegetables. Transition to ground meats and eventually solid meat that you cut.Use small bites the size of peas.Pace yourself. Start at one ounce eaten over 10 min. A 3 ounce solid meal can take 30 min.You should be able to transition to a solid diet by 6 weeks, if not, you may need to have your pouch evaluated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When will i be a good candidate for a lower body lift? After having gastric bypass surgery four months ago, i lost 100 pounds.
When will i be a good candidate for a lower body lift? After having gastric bypass surgery four months ago, i lost 100 pounds. I now have loose skin in my midsection that i would like to have removed through a lower body lift procedure. Am i a good candid
Yes : Yes you are a good candidate assuming your overall medical condition is good.But as long as you are still losing weight i would wait till your weight has stabilized.That's when i would consider doing the surgery.Congratulations on your taking charge of your life. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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