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Why Do I Get Nausea 5 Weeks After The Bariatric Sleeve Operation
Swallowed air. : Most belching is due to swallowed air. People with acid reflux and heartburn swallow much more often to clear the acid in esophagus. With a sleeve, you might still have reflux. Should be on acid suppressing med (prilosec) and give it time. Usually gets better after few months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bariatrics is the field of medicine dedicated to the study and management of obesity. Medical and surgical weight loss, treatment options, clinical research in obesity, and the general medical care of hospital patients who are severely overweight are all covered in this field. Almost a third of american patients suffer from obesity defined as a body mass index ...Read more
Please call your sur: Am surprised your surgeon did not tell you that because that is something that the doc should always tell you so call your doctor as your doc knows how your surg went and how u are doing and i assume u have been back for a post op check up. ...Read more
Tight at beginning: The ideal gastric sleeve should be fairly tight at the beginning (usually a 34 fr bougie), should begin about 1 inch from the pylorus (the end of stomach), and go directly to the angle of his right next to the esophagus. Experience shows that the sleeve will not stretch more than about 5% if kept tight from the beginning. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After a double lap hernia how long before a seroma will develope think I have 1 bulg was there about 5 days after surgery but not day or so after. ?
Dr.I would like to know for what reason do you think am not losing weight , after having the gastric sleeve surgery for the past 16 days?
Weight loss: Is still based on the simple equation of calories eaten minus calories burned off in a day. If you have not lost much weight, you are managing to eat the same amount of calories each day as you use. If you eat more than you use, you will gain weight. If you use more than you eat you will lose. You need to see if you have been low on using calories (and can increase activity to help) or vice vers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5 days after lapro Nissen fundoplication and when I swallow I still hear fluid reflux into my mouth. Did my surgery fail. Will this get better as I heal? I was told surgery was a success
I want to do hair transplant surgury next month. how much time do I have to wait after the surgury to go for sleeve gastrectomy surgury. because I heard there is hair loss after gastrectomy surgury, and I'm afraid it will affect the success rate of hair t
How long will diarrhea last after a Hiatal Hernia Repair. I am 6 weeks out from surgery and still dealing with diahrrea every time I dare eat.
Life changing: Make sure you talk fully with your surgery team before surgery and that you have a full understanding of the surgery and consequences BEFORE you do it. It is lifechanging. First few days after surgery can entail some nausea,pain,etc. Long term, your stomach will hold less food; protein should be the focus. Each program is a little different; talk in depth with a skilled bariatric surgeon. ...Read more
Gastric sleeve surg: Gastric sleeve surgery is successful in helping patients loose weight. Depending on your diet, exercise regime, most patients lose about 60-70% of their excess weight. (Bariatric Surgery, A Systemic Review and Meta Analysis, 2004). What type of diet are you on currently? Let us know your risk factors to give you a more precise answer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 years post sleeve gastrectomy, i feel like my maybe my stomach stretched. How do I start the diet again with results?
2 years after gallbladder removal if i don't eat after long periods of time i get really bloated. I can't eat while at work so what can I do ?
Try cholestyramine: These symptoms may be due to bile making it to the colon where it can be irritating causing bloating and diarrhea. Usually eating would bind up the bile. But if you can't eat there is a medicine called Cholestyramine you can take to bind up the bile. Ask your doctor about it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cough after food: Hello, this procedure is performed at the junction of the lower esophagus and the stomach in hopes that reflux of food and liquid back into the esophagus is eliminated. The surgical field is right adjacent to the diaphragm. With swallowing, the diaphragm is stimulated which can trigger a cough. This should resolve soon after healing is complete. If it persists, follow up with your surgeon. ...Read more
I am 16 days post op from mini tummy tuck and have wave like symptom in lower abdomen. I can't get to ps for a few days. What should I do ?
Inform Surgeon.: I may have just answered this question for you; it sounds like you may have a seroma. Let your plastic surgeon know ( phone or e-mail). He/she will have a plan (and possibly activity restrictions) for you. This will likely involve aspiration of the fluid when you return home. Try to enjoy your vacation nevertheless! best wishes. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Lap band: Before surgery, you should try to eat healthy and lose some weight (which will make surgery easier). Also want to do this because it is how you should be eating the rest of your life if you want to keep the weight off. After surgery, you usually start on liquids only and progress to solid food over the course if a month. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm having hernia surgery 4/7/15, and my Ent wants to do sinus surgery, how long do I have to wait to have sinus surgery after my hernia surgery. ?
Bloating: If you are having this done laparoscopically or robotically the incisional pain will improve quickly. Most patients having repair of a large hiatal hernia develop some bloating of their stomachs and some will have difficulty swallowing particularly with solids for several weeks. If you are having a fundoplication this is particularly likely. Once your surgeon allows solids chew well. ...Read more
What do you advise if I'm going to get the sleeve done - bariatric surgery - I found out I have a hiatal hernia is that procedure done together or separate?
Together: The presence of hiatal hernia is not contraindication to having a sleeve done at the same time. If you have severe reflux in addition to the hiatal hernia, most surgeon would push you to have a RYGB. However, few surgeons believe that just repairing the hiatal hernia at the same time will decrease the reflux in combination with the weight loss. Very few surgeons may add a fundoplication. ...Read more
No matter what I eat or how much I eat I get nauseated. I had gastric bypass surgery 18 months ago. What could be causing my nausea?
Gallstones or ulcer: Nausea after gastric bypass is not normal. Most common is small stones or sludge in gallbladder. Also consider ulcer (must avoid aspirins and tobacco). Less common might include bowel obstruction, medication-related, and constipation. Of course, you will need to see your doctor about this. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have spondolythesis on L5 s1 i turned down surgery 2 get healthy. I've sciatica, but have now noticed i get dizzy, nauseas & my balance isn't good?
Can I get a headache and nausea with large ovarian cysts that require surgery. One has possibly ruptured.
I have a lot post surgery pain. What is a good pain medication for that? I get hives with cipro, sulfa and tylenol (acetaminophen) #3 gives me severe nausea'
Rct on #10 by endo 2months ago. Pressure in upper jaw into sinus, headache, nausea. Doc says wait for jawbone to rebuild but apico possible. Wait months with these symptoms or get apico surgery?
Differential Dx: Personally, i doubt the headache, nausea and even the sinus pain is related to an unresolved infection on #10, especially if the rct was done by an endodontist and two months ago. I recommend you do two things. First, have the endodontist re-evaluate your tooth. Seek a second opinion if necessary. Second, see your primary care physician for a medical evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've read that under certain conditions, Discovery may cover some costs associated with bariatric surgery. Is this accurate and how do I get assessed?
Discovery ?: This is the HT public medical information site based primarily in the USA. You are welcome to post questions about your health issues. We have no access to or information about local insurance plans , location of clinics, or other such programs in the 4 corners of the world where we are seen. If you have such questions contact the program directly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Maybe: There are several studies out there demonstrating that bariatric surgery is more successful at treating diabetes than medications. If you are morbidly obese and have diabetes you may want to consider seeing a bariatric surgeon to see if weight loss surgery is right for you. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I've had bariatric surgery 7 yrs ago; I get headaches from time to time. What can I take besides Tylenol? It doesn't help at all.
I had bariatric surgery four days ago, and am home, recovering now. My kidneys hurt. I am trying to get in as much water as possible.Is this a concern?
Im 486 lbs. Bariatric surgery on 10/21 and the cardiologist wants me to get a pet scan. I live in nj and need a scanner that can accommodate my weight
Will be a problem: First speak to your doctors , for alternative tests , the reason for pet scan , are they suspecting a malignancy ? Or test related to your heart ? .Get in touch with large diagnostic centers , some places may accommodate larger people. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
20 yrs old female 5'7 260 or a little above would it be good for me to get baratric surgery iam solid and tall took steriod asthma spray a lot help ?
Yes: It is definitely something to consider. You should be evaluated for diabetes and high cholesterol and all those things should be taken into consideration. Bariatric surgery is very common now and techniques are usually minimally invasive. You could lose a significant amount of weight (>75 pounds) over 1 year or so. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had a general anaesthetic this morning for an operation at 8am. I have nausea and it is still persisting. Should I be concerned?
I've never been able to burp my whole life, i've done the odd few...It affects me everyday, nausea, acid reflux/gurgles, is there an operation for it?
When was surgery: Early after surgery you should talk to your surgeon. If the surgeon was some time ago then you should see a gastroenterologist to see of something else is going on. ...Read more
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