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Gf had lap band surgery and she is having severe pain in the leg. Why?

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2 doctors agree

In brief: Don't know

I'd see your surgeon.
Leg pain is not a normal issue w the band.

In brief: Don't know

I'd see your surgeon.
Leg pain is not a normal issue w the band.
Dr. Terry Simpson
Dr. Terry Simpson
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Dr. J Roberts
Surgery - Vascular
2 doctors agree

In brief: Possible DVT

Any gastric surgery enhances the risk of developing a dvt, deep venous thrombosis.
If one has leg pain post-gastric bypass, a venous duplex ultrasound of each leg is mandatory, lest you develop a pulmonary embolism and die.

In brief: Possible DVT

Any gastric surgery enhances the risk of developing a dvt, deep venous thrombosis.
If one has leg pain post-gastric bypass, a venous duplex ultrasound of each leg is mandatory, lest you develop a pulmonary embolism and die.
Dr. J Roberts
Dr. J Roberts
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Dr. Mark Avdalovic
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: May be a blood clot

See your doctor right away! this may be a blood cloot.

In brief: May be a blood clot

See your doctor right away! this may be a blood cloot.
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
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