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Had gastric by pass surgery. Have been sick, lost weight, malnutrition and dehydration, pain and spasm with diarrhea

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i had gastric by pass surgery on 2/15/2012. for the past 18 months i have been sick. i went from 265 to 106 now. i have been in the hospital 3 times for malnutrition/dehydrated/electrolites low. i cant eat anything. 3 bites and i am done. i have pain, cramping, and spasm.i went a year vomitting everything that i eat. now i am having diaheria all day long
Posted Thu, 3 Oct 2013 in Digestion and Bowels
 
 
Answered by Dr. Grzegorz Stanko 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Partial bowels obstruction.

Detailed Answer:
Hello!

Thank you for the query.

Your symptoms are caused by partial bowels obstruction. Due to Sometimes such junction gets narrow so the food can not flow freely. Adhesions can also be the reason of obstruction.
Partial bowels obstruction characteristic symptoms are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, bloated abdomen, cramping.

I suggest you to visit your surgeon. Gastroscopy should be done at first. Second should be abdominal CT with oral contrast (enteroclysis). Another surgery seems to be necessary.

Hope this will help. Feel free to ask further questions.
Regards.
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