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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Gastric Outlet Obstruction

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Hello dr.Why jaundice in gastric outlet obstruction?

Hello dr.Why jaundice in gastric outlet obstruction?

Duct obstruction?: The same process contributing to the outlet obstruction, whether mass or inflammation, is likely causing obstruction of the bile duct, leading to jaundice. ...Read more

Obstruction (Definition)

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


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How would a vagotomy help a patient with gastric outlet obstruction?

How would a vagotomy help a patient with gastric outlet obstruction?

By treating an ulcer: It would help only if the outlet obstruction is from ulcer disease and the vagotomy is part of an ulcer "curing" surgery. ...Read more

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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.

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 more

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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 ?

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 more

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What are the general causes of gastric problem?

What are the general causes of gastric problem?

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

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What are common causes of gastric reflux?

What are common causes of gastric reflux?

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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What is the cause of gastric ulcers?

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What is the cause of gastric ulcers?

Gastric ulcer: Most common cause is stomach infection associated with h. Pylori, the origin of which is not known, although it may spread thru contaminated food or water. ...Read more

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Occlusion (Definition)

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