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Can Gastric Bypass Cause Pancreatitis
Can gastric reflux cause delayed gastric emptying? Also can a dairy intolerance cause gastric reflux?
Chronic pancreatitis: Interesting question. Chronic pancreatitis per se does not cause gastric ulcers, but the level of physiologic stress caused by the disease can certainly be a causative factor. Judging by your history of chronic pancreatitis, abdominal pain and diarrhea you should be on some form of gastric acid blocker such as Omeprazole and also pancreatic enzyme supplements. ...Read more
Not related issues: Acid-related events typically involve the gut, whereas hepatitis is a liver inflammation. Only in very rare circumstances does stomach juice potentially "reflux" into the biliary tree. Also, rare opportunities exist for tumors to metastasize to the liver from the upper GI tract, but such tumors do not secrete acid into the liver to cause its inflammation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gastric: Ulcers of the three you list are more likely to be malignant. ...Read more
Associated w/ reflux: Our stomach is one pouch with a gate at both ends. The proximal part is the part by the esophagus/ entry gate. The distal part is the exit gate. Gastric distention is the stomach being increased in size due to food/ liquid intake or gas, etc. Reflux is associated with proximal gastric distention. Eat frequent small meals instead of large ones as then "the gate" isn't so challenged/ pushed on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: There are a few surgical options for wt loss and a few are actually very effective in reducing gerd symptoms. I do have patients who report more gerd sx after lap band but usually improves with dietary modification. Sometimes band adjustments are helpful for persistent symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
YES: However you will need to be checked for gallbladder disease, pancreatic disease, and you will need medication to inhibit stomach acid. I suggest GI evaluation and abdominal ultrasound. Do not ignore these symptoms. ...Read more
Can chronic gastritis lead to other conditions such as gastroparesis, obstructions, stomach cancer, etc?
Depends on the cause: Chronic gastritis has many causes including the use of certain drugs(nsaids), h pylori infection, chronic stress , atrophic gstritis etc... The treatment and possible outcomes are dependent on the cause. This should be discussed with your GI doctor further. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can gallbladder hypokinesis cause breastbone to be extremely sore with gas entrapment?Can omeprazole cause delayed gastric emptying?Gas trap solution?
Not usually but can: Biliary dyskinesia usually causes pain under the rib age on right side although pain in upper abdomen, lower chest or back is possible. It is atypical for it to cause extreme soreness in breastbone, sounds more like gastroparesis or GERD related symptoms. A thorough evaluation by a gastroenterologist or general surgeon and further work up is necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can Gallbladder hypokinesis cause Delayed Gastric Emptying? Will having Gallbladder removed possibly fix the delayed Gastric emptying? Thank you
Different principles: Bariatric procedures can be divided into 3 principle effects, causing malabsorption of nutrients, by restricting stomach size or a combination of both. Gastric band and balloon are restrictive, while gastric bypass is considered to be a combination of restrictive (small stomach pouch) and malabsorptive (bypassing portions of the digestive tract that absorb calories and nutrients). ...Read more
Chronic non-helicobactor, nsaid, drinker, h-pylori or bile gastritis for five years. Can foveolar hyperplasia lead to gastric cancer?
Yes: yes.. Please see your primary provider to investigate. ...Read more
Weight loss and PUD: Involuntary weight loss is always considered a clinical "red flag." that being said, it is not a surprise that peptic ulcer disease patients may experience less interest in eating due to the pain that meals engender. Under such circumstance, weight loss may follow. However, stomach ulcers may on occasion arise in the setting of cancer, severe physiologic stress, trauma. Don't ignore "red flags.". ...Read more
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