Why do I burp all the time after having bariatric gastric sleeve surgery?

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.
Small stomach. Burping is expulsion of air that we swallow during swallowing with or without food .After the surgical procedure stomach capacity has decreased so there is very little storage room for air.Consequently more frequent burping since surgery.

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38 yo two years after successful bariatric gastric sleeve surgery experiencing rapid hair loss. What do I do?

Need follow up. Hair loss and skin changes are often due to nutritional issues. Bariatric patient have unique nutritional needs and deficiencies can worsen over time. Read more...
Doctor. Talk to your doctor and this may be due to a vitamin deficiency. Get tested. Read more...
Think Zn, biotin tsh. Early hair loss after bariatric surgery is temporary and related to diversion of nutrients away from hair. Delayed onset hair loss would warrant extra biotin and zinc. Also ask your doctor to check TSH which assesses thyroid function. Might also check testosterone level. Read more...

How do I keep my stomach from stretching after bariatric/gastric sleeve surgery?

Eat small amounts. The best way to keep your stomach from stretching after a bariatric surgery is to make sure you keep strictly to the amount of food that you are told to eat by the surgeon. Often that amount is 1/2 cup of food at a time. This is a small volume of food and sometimes hard to keep track of, but eating larger volumes is dangerous and can stretch your stomach or remaining pouch. 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 more...
Eat properly. Eat very small meals very often throughout the day. Your dietitian will counsel you on this. Small frequent meals will help to keep the stomach small. Read more...

Can rapid weight loss cause a hormone change. Recently had a period with the mirena IUD in place. No previous periods. The rapid weight loss was related to gastric sleeve surgery 6 weeks ago. This is the second mirena IUD and this would be the first time

To . To answer your question, any extreme or drastic change in weight ( increase or decrease )can affect your hormones thus altering your cycle. It is hard to say if you had your period due to the weight loss, the mirena, (levonorgestrel) or both. Regardless, your periods are back on track, which is a good thing. Take care. Read more...
Yes. After a surgery like the sleeve it not uncommon for your hormone balance to be thrown out of whack. So it is not uncommon for you to have breakthrough bleeding with your iud. As you get farther out from surgery your hormone levels will normalize. Read more...
Weight loss hormone. Rapid weight loss from any method can cause hormonal changes. Surgeons are just starting to study this in patients undergoing weight loss surgeries. The peripheral adipose tissue typically increases estrogen levels in men and women, so, with rapid loss of adipose tissue, men can experience rise in testosterone levels and women, changes in estrogen levels as well. The rate depends on the patient. Read more...