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Causes Of Gastric Outlet Obstruction
Anything that creates a blockage of the intestinal tract. You may think of the intestinal tract (stomach, small bowel, large bowel) as somewhat akin to a garden hose. If you kink the garden hose, or twist it, or block it inside, you have created an "obstruction". Most obstructions are a results of previous surgery and most of these ...Read more
I had a gastric bypass in 2003, then a tummy tuck in 2005. In 2012 i had bowl obstructions and had explo. Surg. It feels like tuck was let loose.
More info: More info about the symptoms as well as knowledge of the details if the previous operation such as incision type and location, and a physical exam are really necessary to provide a reasonable answer to whether or not there is a serious problem or this is a normal postoperative sensation. You should see your surgeon it primary care doc to find out. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had gastric bypass in '04, bowel obstruction in '09 & hernia in '12. Surgeries for each. 10/14 i started with upper ab pain, 10/15 vomited bile. Pain's constant 3/4 at times 8/10. What should I do?
Hour after taking meal I often get burping & food or liquid tends to come up in the food pipe. Mostly when I take water after meal. Sometimes pinching pain around gastric zone. PPI relieves. No vomiting or urge. Is this gastric outlet obstacles ca ?
Could be: outlet obstruction or just reflux. You should minimize liquids around the time of meals to limit reflux of acid. If food is coming up, you may need to take something else like metoclopromide to help the food along. See your doc if this is happening, it could get worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Frequent burping. Mostly after meal or taking water when some food (liq/solid) comes back to food pipe. Gas,mild nausea,no vomitng. Rarely pinchng pain near gastric zone.Dr rx PPI. Blood HB is OK. Bowel 2/day. Is this symptm of gastric outlet cancer?
Gastric = stomach: By "gastric" your question centers on diseases of the stomach of which there are many. These can be categorized as: problems with inflammation (e.g. Ulcers), with infection (e.g. H.Pylori or parasites), with motility (examples: gastroparesis, gastric outlet obstruction), with secretion (hyper or hypo-acidity), infiltrative (lymphoma, cancer), blood flow (gastropathies), functional dyspepsias, etc. ...Read more
Reflux: Reflux of stomach contents (acid) is usually due to incompetent valve or hiatal hernia. It is aggravated by position (lying down), spicy foods and obesity. Treatment includes mediating above factors. Ginger and antacids can help. Then is meds like ppi which shut off acid. If meds fail, then surgery including fundoplication can help - usually has very good outcomes. Speak to your physician. ...Read more
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