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Had gastric bypass, gall bladder removed. Had internal bleeding, assumed as ulcer. Chances of bleeding again?

I had gastric bypass in Jan 2012 had my gall bladder removed dec 2012 and 5 days later was in hospital with internal bleeding . they assumed ulcer that they never found...I have had little to no answers. My doc thought ulcer was in old stomach. At time I was given 6 units of blood two bags of plasma . they were able to stop bleed through protonex and i have been put on that and a proton pump inhibator both to be takin 2x a day. What are the chances of this bleeding out again? and y did this happen
Asked On : Mon, 11 Feb 2013
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Apr 2013
Hi and welcome to HCM .Thanks for the query.
this is called stress ulcus and this is known complication of any surgical procedure. this can be very serioud condition but it is over now and it is not likely that bleeding will occur again especailly if you take antiacid medicines. So dont worry and follow doctors instructions. Wish you good health. Regards
Answered: Wed, 18 Sep 2013
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