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Ibs (irritable bowel syndrome), how to recover?

Ibs (irritable bowel syndrome), how to recover?

Diet and fluids: I rarely prescribe meds for ibs. In my experience teaching people to eat and drink properly resolves most if not all symptoms when the patient is compliant and follows through. Hi fiber, 80-100 ounces non caffeine, non alcoholic beverages each day, regular meal times, excercise. Consistency is the key to being symptom free. ...Read more

Dr. Vivek Huilgol
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Gastroparesis (Definition)

A condition where the stomach is not able to empty its contents as effectively, but there is ...Read more


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How long from post op paralytic ileus to severe stomach distension?

How long from post op paralytic ileus to severe stomach distension?

Need an evaluation: One worries about adhesions after surgery - that might cause partial blockage and distension of the stomach or intestine. If you are having severe distension, you need to see your physician, find out what is causing the problem, and, hopefully, finding a solution ...Read more

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How long to recover from lap apendectomy?

How long to recover from lap apendectomy?

Varies: Depends partially on the degree of the infection, but in general no heavy work for about 2 weeks and then gradual return to normal. Need to get instructions from your own surgeon to review your specific directions. ...Read more

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How long to recover from major bowel obstruction?

How long to recover from major bowel obstruction?

Depends: It depends on whether it was managed conservatively with bowel rest or required surgery. Also depends on definition of recovery. If you refer to eating regular food and having bm's that can be 1-2 days but may take even longer depending on the degree of obstruction. If surgery was required, full recovery to unlimitted activity is 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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How long to heal after gastric bypass surgury for acid reflux disease?

How long to heal after gastric bypass surgury for acid reflux disease?

Gone in recov room: Acid reflux is virtually gone in the recovery room, since all acid and bile can no longer go up the esophagus. Some patients still have an irritated esophagus from prior acid reflux which must heal after the surgery. ...Read more

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How long is rehab process from gastro strictureplasty?

How long is rehab process from gastro strictureplasty?

No real rehab needed: Recovery would depend on type of approach (open versus laparoscopic/robotic), complications, ability to heal. Most people don't need any rehab at all unless very debilitated going into surgery. Most people are in hospital for 5-7 days barring complications. ...Read more

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Can anorexia ever recover completely?

Can anorexia ever recover completely?

Absolutely: I have treated hundreds of cases of eating disorders and have many, many patients who could tell you they are free from their eating disorder in thought and behaviors. Some providers may say that a person always will have some symptoms, but again, this is not the case if a person sees treatment through to the end. Many people only stay in treatment till things are better, not etill full remission. ...Read more

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How long to recover from laparoscopic appendectomy?

How long to recover from laparoscopic appendectomy?

Days-to-week(s): Following laparoscopic appendectomy, the recovery is primarily dependent on the severity of the appendicitis rather than the postoperative pain from surgery. Most people are home from the hospital in a day, feeling well enough to return to work in about a week, and back to full activities within 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Is paralyzed stroke can recover?

Is paralyzed stroke can recover?

Yes: Yes some people can recover after a paralytic stroke. Most recovery will take place in the first 12 weeks and can be accelerated with physical and occupational therapy. After 6 months, most therapy is directed at how to accomodate the residual problems caused byu the stroke ...Read more

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Can Gallbladder hypokinesis cause Delayed Gastric Emptying? Will having Gallbladder removed possibly fix the delayed Gastric emptying? Thank you

Can Gallbladder hypokinesis cause Delayed Gastric Emptying?  Will having Gallbladder removed possibly fix the delayed Gastric emptying? Thank you

No: Gall bladder dyskinesis and delayed gastric emptying are separate entities. Having the gall bladder removed may improve your symptoms but will not not fix delayed gastric emptying. ...Read more

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How fast to recover from a laparoscopic appendectomy?

How fast to recover from a laparoscopic appendectomy?

Pretty quick: Most people go home within 24 hours. Normal eating and bowel movements in 1-2 days. Back to work or school within a week. But remember- no heavy lifting for 6 weeks! ...Read more

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Diagnosed with gastroparesis, slow transit bowel and tight sphincter/rectal muscle problems. Help!?

Diagnosed with gastroparesis, slow transit bowel and tight sphincter/rectal muscle problems.  Help!?

High sympathetic : High sympathetic nervous system activity will slow transit time, reduce ability to digest food, increase sphincter tone. Avoid calcium supplements (calcium increases sympathetic tone), consider magnesium supplmentation (magnesium blocks effects of calcium) see your doc. Good luck! ...Read more

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How long would recovery for laparoscopic gastric bypass take?

How long would recovery for laparoscopic gastric bypass take?

Recovery: Most of my patients are back to work in 2-3 weeks. No heavy lifting or strenuous activity for six weeks. ...Read more

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Ways to minimize "dumping syndrome" after gastric bypass?

Ways to minimize "dumping syndrome" after gastric bypass?

Dietary: Best way is to make appropriate dietary changes as recommended by your surgeon or nutritionalist. ...Read more

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How long is recovery time for gastric bypass surgery?

How long is recovery time for gastric bypass surgery?

Recovery time: About 2 weeks before you would return to a desk job. No strenuous activity for about 6 weeks. After that you can do whatever you want. ...Read more

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How long to recover from scoliosis surgery?

How long to recover from scoliosis surgery?

Generally months: Since this involves a fusion, it takes months to up to one year for a fusion to fully heal. Your activity level will increase over this time as guided by your surgeon. ...Read more

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Loss of period long after recovery of anorexia nervosa. How to recover it?

Loss of period long after recovery of anorexia nervosa. How to recover it?

Keep healthy diet: When you have regained sufficient weight you will likely start to have normal periods again. When your body is very low in fat loss of periods is common, and maintaining your healthy weight is a good start. If you are of healthy weight and still do not resume your menstrual cycle, you should consult your gynecologist after a few months. ...Read more