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What will happen to the lower part of the stomach that is bypassed?
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In brief: Essentially nothing
The distal stomach may atrophy some as a result of food not regularly passing through it but it will continue to produce some acid and enzymes that will help with digestion further down the GI tract.

In brief: Essentially nothing
The distal stomach may atrophy some as a result of food not regularly passing through it but it will continue to produce some acid and enzymes that will help with digestion further down the GI tract.
Dr. Matthew St. Laurent
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Bariatric
Discuss this with your surgeon and the staff, as the answer depends on what surgery you had.

In brief: Bariatric
Discuss this with your surgeon and the staff, as the answer depends on what surgery you had.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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