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Can Gastric Bypass Hurt The Immune System
No one must.: It may be advised for difficult obesity situations, and of course, beneficial for some patients; but they should have appropriate treatment with conservative methods, ie eating management and exercise; also drug management; before they proceed with surgical intervention. I have had a few patients lose and maintain a weight a weight loss of of over 100 lbs without surgical intervention. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Symptoms: What you describe is not unusual. You should check with your surgeon however ...Read more
Pain under right side of my rib cage since 5 am. Hurts to breath move do anything. Had gastric bypass 3/29. Swollen to touch. Need er? What is it?
Had UTI's in past several months now I think it's in my kidneys which hurts.urinate often. gastric bypass 1 ago w/ a lot of health issues now. Help?
Recurrent UTI: You do have multiple organ problems. It is true that recurrent UTI could affect the kidney function, especially if you have pain. You may need more tests such as blood tests, ultra sound,CAT or MRI and other kidney function tests as well as bladder voiding test Please discuss with your doctor asap. You may also need referral to specialists e.g urologist and/or nephrologist. Take care and good luck ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have incision from my recent gastric bypass surgery hurts 2 inches to the upper abdominal area. is this normal?
I had gastric bypass about three months ago i feel horrible. My legs hurt like if hit by a car, upper abdomen hurts but not my stomach for 3 days help?
See your MD: See you doctor as soon as possible ...This is not common after surgery. ...Read more
Get an endoscopy: A few things can cause upper chest or abdominal pain several years after a bypass. A marginal ulcer can occur at the anastomosis. The symptoms would occur more frequently after meals. Pain is usually the main symptom. A stricture could also occur, which would typically result from an ulcer. Have your symptoms evaluated with an upper scope. In the meantime use an OTC med like Prilosec or Nexium. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Potential risks: Gastric bypass is a major surgery - never to be approached casually. As with any major surgery, there exist complications - even the possibility of dying! on the other hand, when a person has multiple "co-morbidities" of obesity (diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, etc.), the benefits may outweigh the risks. Talk to your doctor, your family, and yourself as you make this important choice. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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