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Hello dr.Why jaundice in gastric outlet obstruction?

Hello dr.Why jaundice in gastric outlet obstruction?

Duct obstruction?: The same process contributing to the outlet obstruction, whether mass or inflammation, is likely causing obstruction of the bile duct, leading to jaundice. ...Read more

Obstruction (Definition)

Anything that creates a blockage of the intestinal tract. You may think of the intestinal tract (stomach, small bowel, large bowel) as somewhat akin to a garden hose. If you kink the garden hose, or twist it, or block it inside, you have created an "obstruction". Most obstructions are a results of previous surgery and most of these ...Read more


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How would a vagotomy help a patient with gastric outlet obstruction?

How would a vagotomy help a patient with gastric outlet obstruction?

By treating an ulcer: It would help only if the outlet obstruction is from ulcer disease and the vagotomy is part of an ulcer "curing" surgery. ...Read more

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I had a gastric bypass in 2003, then a tummy tuck in 2005. In 2012 i had bowl obstructions and had explo. Surg. It feels like tuck was let loose.

I had a gastric bypass in 2003, then a tummy tuck in 2005. In 2012 i had bowl obstructions and had explo. Surg. It feels like tuck was let loose.

More info: More info about the symptoms as well as knowledge of the details if the previous operation such as incision type and location, and a physical exam are really necessary to provide a reasonable answer to whether or not there is a serious problem or this is a normal postoperative sensation. You should see your surgeon it primary care doc to find out. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Hour after taking meal I often get burping & food or liquid tends to come up in the food pipe. Mostly when I take water after meal. Sometimes pinching pain around gastric zone. PPI relieves. No vomiting or urge. Is this gastric outlet obstacles ca ?

Hour after taking meal I often get burping & food or liquid tends to come up in the food pipe. Mostly when I take water after meal. Sometimes pinching pain around gastric zone. PPI relieves. No vomiting or urge. Is this gastric outlet obstacles ca ?

Could be: outlet obstruction or just reflux. You should minimize liquids around the time of meals to limit reflux of acid. If food is coming up, you may need to take something else like metoclopromide to help the food along. See your doc if this is happening, it could get worse. ...Read more

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Why do I have signs and symptoms of gastric ulcer?

Non-specific : Common symptoms of PUD including abd pain, nausea, vomiting, early satiety or loss of appetite can be seen in a variety of conditions besides gastric ulcers. ...Read more

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Please tell me what the symptoms of gastric/stomach cancer are?

Please tell me what the symptoms of gastric/stomach cancer are?

Multiple: The principal symptoms are pain, difficulty eating, early satiety (feeling full), weight loss, and anemia. Other symptoms can occur, but these would be the ones to look for. ...Read more

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Occlusion (Definition)

This refers to how the teeth come together. There are 3 classifications: normal or class i, an excessive overbite or class ii, and an ...Read more


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