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Problems after Gastric Bypass surgery
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Problems after Gastric Bypass surgery
pmw
I had the stomach stapling surgery with a ring placed at the stomach opening five years ago. I am having trouble with the food becoming stuck in the ring and then I have to throw-up to get rid of it.
Has anyone had problems with their surgery like this/
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Yes, I have that problem.  I have just learned to live with it.  And I have almost completely given up eating meat.  Actually, anything that could become stuck is off my diet.  I got some potassium pills stuck once.  One came up after 3 days and the other after 10 of the most horrible days of my life.  I could not even keep water down.  After 14 years, this is my way of life but it may be necessary for you to have your surgery reversed.  I would definitely ask my doctor.
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I had my stomach stapled 14 years ago and i did have the same problem.
For 5 years i could not keep a meal down.
All my teeth rotted, i was tierd all the time and my hair became very thin.

One thing i did learn, it is not normal to throw-up all the time.

I became used to bringing up whatever i ate.
A friend watched me and made sure that i did not go to the bathroom after a meal.

I have not been sick for 5 years, when i stopped throwing up i relised that i just had to be careful what i ate and how much.

Please dont think that it is all a part of the procedure, in my case i relised that it was more a habit.

Now i feel great, even though i can not eat meat or Icecream after dinner.


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It is nice to see that it isn't just me after all. Did either of you lose all the weight you wanted after the surgery? Or just some and plauteau out?
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