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Removal Of Stomach
Many small meals: The stomach functions like a washing machine, mixing the food with acid and digestive enzymes to prepare the food for further digestion and absorption of nutrients in the small intestine. A person who has required stomach removal can compensate for this loss by eating 6 small meals a day, taking vitamin supplements, and eating foods that are easier to digest. ...Read more
Six months after gallbladder removal, my stomach is extremely swollen as if I am 7 months pregnant even though i've lost weight.
Doubt connection: There are a number of things that could be going on. You should start with your surgeon to make sure there is no connection with your gb surgery. Then probably a ct scan. If no answer there then upper and lower endoscopies. Bloating is a common problem with gb disease but can come from a number of other issues as well. ...Read more
How does a g tube site close after removal, particularly the stomach . What complications could occur? It has some epitheliazed tissue on outside.
Not really: If you continue to have a stomach problems two years after your surgery that mean you have a completely different problem people could have a stomach ulcer or hiatal hernia with the gallbladder disease removal of the gallbladder does not cure ulcer or treat reflux see your physician to determined what is causing your problem. ...Read more
Is it safe to use a hair removal cream on my stomach due to black hairs after getting a navel piercing ?
Use caution: Protect piercing area with petroleum jelly or similar substance that depilatory can't penetrate. Use caution when applying depilatory around this area. If piercing does get depilatory in it, flush with plenty of water & watch for signs of inflammation/infxn: redness, swelling, heat, pus. Can use aloe vera gel &/or antibiotic ointment. See doc if infxn occurs. ...Read more
4 months post gallnbladder removal, been vey nausated and stomach makes loud rumbling noise, take prisolec and Nexium not helping any suggestions?
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