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Stomach Ulcer In Gastric Bypass Patient
Ulcer: With stomach ulcer the pain gets worse with food, with small intestine ulcer the pain is worse while hungry and in the middle of the night. The most common causes of user is H Pylori infection, Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory medications like Motrin, Smoking and Alcohol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stomach ulcer is also known as Peptic ulcer. Stomach ulcers, also called peptic ulcers, are erosions in the wall of the stomach that can result in bleeding or pain. They can be caused by ibuprofen and similar medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), or by infection with a bacteria called H. pylori that ...Read more
Gastric bypass 2008, peptic ulcer since 2009, quit smoking seven weeks ago, pain is much worse and more often than before. Protonix and carafate?
Need close follow-up: When symptoms like pain get worse, the questions include: is the disease spreading, is the medication no longer working, is there a new problem, etc.? An ulcer 3 years ago should have healed. Is there a problem with recurrent gastritis or repeat ulcers? Is there stomach cancer, or is there a gallstone problem? A G.I. Specialist can recheck to figure things out. Another endoscopy may be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, but not uncommon: Follow up with surgeon. Tested for h .Pylori? Can cause ulcers. Marginal ulcers usually on the intestinal side of the anastomosis (seam) not rare. Needs follow up, especially if interfering with oral intake, or if vomiting ( a big deal). See your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had gastric bypass surgery can I get a ulcer in the bypassed stomach or just pouch or sm. intestine? I have a jejunal ulcer but pain under left ribs
Yes: i very often recommend taking anti acid the first 6 months after surgery ...Read more
5 yrs. Postop gastric bypass, not able to have solid food 3 months, now passing old stool and have anastomotic ulcer. Blockage possible?
Anastomotic ulcer: Yes. A blockage or narrowing of your gastro jejunal anastomosis can occur if you have an anastomotic ulcer. The ulcer needs to be aggressively treated with proton pump inhibitors and carafate. Also make sure you are not taking any nsaids or smoking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Medication first : Start by eliminating any irritants such as tobacco, nsaids or alcohol. Typically ulcers at the anastomosis can be treated with medication such as a proton pump inhibitor(ie Prilosec or protonix) and carafate. 6-8 weeks of treatment should allow the ulcer to resolve. If not, may need to revise the anastomosis to improve blood flow or reduce tension or provide healthier tissue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
We don't have the: background information. Suggest that you discuss this further with your physician. ...Read more
See details: Gastric acid is a normal substance secreted to help digest food. An ulcer is an erosion or damage to the wall of the stomach. ...Read more
Less common: Stomach ulcers were very common 40-50 years ago. They still occur, but are not nearly as common. Some of the decrease is due to medicines like tagamet and nexium, but they were declining even before tagamet came out. Still if you have persistent pain in your upper abdomen, especially with burning, see your doctor. ...Read more
I am almost 7 years out from gastric bypass in 2007. I have upper left quad abd pain and cannot lay on my left side. What could this be? Bowel, ulcer?
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