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Feeling Cold After Gastric Bypass
I am 5 yrs out from gastric bypass and in the last year I have noticed an increase in my feeling hungry. This was not an issue in the past.?
Is it common to feel like a tugging feeling from time to time in one of my incisions from gastric bypass surgery after 2 1/2 weeks post opt?
Can I take iron and b12 plus my prenatal vitamin .I had gastric bypass in 1996 . Im 32 now. Feeling 75 precent weaker?
Im having sharp stabbing feelings in my stomach i just had gastric bypass is this something serious? On a level 1 to 10 the pains about a 7.
Mini gastric bypass: The mini gastric bypass is not endorsed by any asmbs or any of the top academic bariatric surgery programs in the country. It is safe, but it is basically a billroth 2 operation which can cause bile reflux. The fix for that problem is a roux-en-y gastric bypass meaning that for 50 years we have known that a roux-en-y is better than a billroth 2. The b2 is just easier for the surgeon to do. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
1 st do you need one: then you have to be in program , will motivate you loose weight , assess your general status before accepting into program . Go and see one close to you , if you are a candidate they will tell you how much it costs work out a plan for the payment . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Typically surgery is: recommended for patients with morbid obesity (BMI>40), patients who are obese (BMI > 35) with other medical conditions like diabetes or heart disease, and now many people are also recommending surgery for those with BMI > 30 (overweight) with other high risk med problems. There are many options for weight loss surgery (bypass, sleeve, band); see a good bariatric surgeon to discuss. Good luck! ...Read more
Absolutely: Bariatric surgery represents the single most effective therapy of losing weight and potentially resolving medical conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, high cholesterol etc… surgery should not be taken lightly. It is work, but worth the effort. Find a reputable surgeon with a good dietitian and after-care program willing to follow you and help you be successful for life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes you can: The standard bypass does not remove any parts, so re-connecting the stomach pouch to the remnant stomach and removing the roux small bowel limb are possible. Reversal is rarely done since most problems causing patients to consider reversal can be treated with other means. The procedure has higher risk than the first operation since the surgeon is working with altered anatomy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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