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While bariatric, or gastric bypass surgery, is a popular surgical option for weight loss, some patients find that following surgery they are having difficulty with their digestive system. Read more about post-bariatric surgery conditions.
Our weight loss specialists can help you understand and manage your symptoms at a post-bariatric surgery evaluation.
Post-gastric bypass surgery symptoms
Many patients find they suffer from the following symptoms following gastric bypass surgery:
- Nausea and vomiting
- Difficulty eating
- Pain that hasn’t been resolved yet
- Nutritional deficiencies (vitamin deficiencies)
Treatment for post gastric bypass surgery issues
Our physicians offer the following treatment services for patients suffering from post-bariatric symptoms:
- Comprehensive testing to see if there are any obstructions in the digestive system
- Blood tests
- Breath test, to see if small intestine bacterial overgrowth is present
Based on your exam and testing, our physicians will make the appropriate recommendations for altering your diet so you may experience some relief from your symptoms.