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Eating Pasta After Gastric Bypass
Gastric bypass diet: Ideally, a gastric bypass patient should be able to eat "normal food" long term. However, you should minimize the amount of carbohydrate (bread, rice, pasta) that you eat, and eat more protein and vegetables. You should also avoid foods with a high sugar content as this can cause both weight gain and dumping syndrome. Basically just healthy eating. ...Read more
What are some tried and true ways to get adjusted to eating solid foods after having gastric bypass surgery?
Go slow: Gradually transition your diet. Start with soft food such as baked fish, eggs and canned vegetables. Transition to ground meats and eventually solid meat that you cut.Use small bites the size of peas.Pace yourself. Start at one ounce eaten over 10 min. A 3 ounce solid meal can take 30 min.You should be able to transition to a solid diet by 6 weeks, if not, you may need to have your pouch evaluated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
1 wk post gastric bypass,persistent L shoulder pain w/ persistent dull ache that worsens after eating. Roxicet 5mg helps but only for 2 hrs pls advise?
Surgeon: The attending SURGEON should be notified as soon as possible about these symptoms. The shoulder discomfort may be referred from a postoperative complication involving the area around the left diaphragm or lower left lung. Possibilities include infection,bleeding,perforation,pneumonia,embolism. ...Read more
Had Gastric Bypass. EGD clear. Ultrasound shows sludge in gallbladder. Can sludge still cause me pain in my right side and extreme nausea after eating?
Possibly.: Usually sludge in the gallbladder doesn't cause pain (gallstones can). However, it may be that your gallbladder isn't functioning properly. The best test to have done is a HIDA with cholecystokinin (a special nuclear medicine test that tells whether the gallbladder empties properly). Your primary care doctor can order this, or your surgeon. If positive, taking the gallbladder out can help. ...Read more
I had gastric bypass in 2007. I have a severe eating disorder. I eat till i'm so sick I can't stand up. What kind of dr can I see for thi?
Envision Ur Recovery: Ideally, treatment would include careful medical ; mental health assessment, followed by individualized treatment involving medical ; nutritional support, plus long-term individual ; family psychotherapy. From mental health perspective, conditions like depression ; anxiety would be treated ; treatment might include meds. Hardest thing = finding ; sustaining motivation 2recover. Http//www.anad.org. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Gnawing left upper/center quad pain that's more constant lately. Goes away when eating a meal. Had gastric bypass 2 yrs ago?
Gastric bypass pain: Epigastric and left sided pain can be a marginal ulcer, reflux esophagitis, a gastro-gastric fistula (which can cause the ulcer too), an ulcer in your gastric remnant, and an internal hernia. You should see your surgeon, get started on a proton pump inhibitor to see if it helps. Other tests to get would be an endoscopy to look at your pouch, and if that us neg, a ct scan to r/o internal hernia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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