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Can I Have Lap Band Surgery Right After Hernia Repair
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall thru which the inner lining protrudes thru, creating a sac. Organs from within the abdominal cavity, such as the intestine, can protrude thru the hole and get stuck in the sac. Many hernias develop during fetal life and become evident in childhood or as an adult. Some develop following a prior abdominal operation. The cornerstone ...Read more
What if you have had colorectail surgery and incesion hernia repair with mash can i get weight loss surgery like the sleeve or lap band?
Have a lap band at time of surgery a hiatal hernia was repaired now hernia is back can it be repaired again without damaging the lap band?
Rt hernia repair w/SUTURE ONLY in 2012. Recurred. Surgery tomorrow w/open mesh. Could have chosen LAP, but didn't. Mistake? Surgeon is specialist
I had lap band and hernia surgery two days ago. I am having severe pain and can no longer pass gas or have a bowel movement? Normal???
Someone told me if I have Lap Band surgery, I would have to take 3 multivitamins a day. Is that true? Will that hurt me?
Lap band: The sleeve procedure and Roux-e-y, traditional gastric bypass procedures either bypass the stomach all together or limit the amount of contact of the gastric mucosa with food, requiring vitamin supplementation. The lap band changes the size of the gastric tissue which comes in contact with food, but may not require extra vitamins although they are helpful an all of these procedures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Who cares?: The popularity of a procedure doesn't mean it's the right procedure for you. Your choice should be made by you and your bariatric surgeon based on many factors. So have a consult with a Bariatric Surgeon recommended by your PCP ...Read more
Lap band: Before surgery, you should try to eat healthy and lose some weight (which will make surgery easier). Also want to do this because it is how you should be eating the rest of your life if you want to keep the weight off. After surgery, you usually start on liquids only and progress to solid food over the course if a month. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: If you are having stomach problems after your lap-band you should see your bariatric surgeon to find out what the problem is. Stomach problems including vomiting and nausea or pain are not normal after any weight loss surgery and should be investigated, explained, and corrected. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall through which the lining of the abdominal cavity protrudes, creating a sac. Hernias are common in the groin, belly button, upper-midline, or associated w/scars. The exact method of repair varies w/the type & size of the hernia as well as patient-factors, however, the basic principle is the same: close the hole, often ...Read more
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