Redness on the incision and surrounding area with pain and warmness post gastric bypass surgery. Suggestion?
I had gastric bypass surgery on June 11th. Last week I went back to work and 1 of he incisions strarted to bother me. It is red at the incision and the area surrounding it. The skin is also hot and it s painful. I called the dr and they said it was normal. I do not have a fever or stomach pain and the incision is closed so there is no puss or seepage of any kind. The nurse told me ice it and take Tylenol and eventually it would be ok. She said it was scar tissue healing and due to my increased activity it was very irratated. What do you think?
I have chronic arthritis and have been on Reliflex for a while. I had a gastric bypass in march and have now developed Acute jejunal ulceration and had to stop the Reliflex. is there anything else I can take. I was prescribed pain killers but don t want to use a lot of Paracetamol as surely this is heavy on the stomach too. The pain gets really bad and I find it difficult to use my hands on occasions. Thanks
I had RNY Gastric Bypass 5 1/2 weeks ago. Last weekend I picked up the laundry basket and felt a pull in my abdmomin right side of belly button. Now I am experiencing a searing pain when I take a deep breath in or cough while sitting or bringing my right leg over my left and am unable to bend over. What can this be?
I m a 45yr old female.. I ve had the gastric bypass surgery in 2005.. For the last 2 yrs Ive been nauseated.. Then the last 1year started getting worse. Then the last 5-6months, very badly nauseated.. I m in bed 24/7 .. I see a GI Dr for my acid reflux. He has ran all kinds of tests on my stomach. All the tests r coming back inconclusive.. I m being referred to Cleveland Clinic Hospital on November 3rd to see a GI specialist.. I m so sick I can only eat jello, chicken noodle soup, drink sprite, water, tea.. It s getting very depressing because I can t do anything.. When I do eat a bite or 2, I start coughing and gagging like I m going to vomit.. It takes about 15-20 minutes to get my self calmed down. I take 4 teaspoons of carafate 4 times a day, I take 8mg zofran every 8 hours, I take 1and a half phenergan every 6 hours, I take 20mg of amitriptyline at bedtime.. Is it possible I could have a leak in my stomach pouch?? Also my liver enzymes ho up and down at times.
Hi, I m 28, female in Australia... I used to weigh 149kg s, I now weigh 89kg after having a gastric sleeve in dec 2011. My question is... What could be causing a irregular heart beat feeling and a flutter in my chest after I have eaten? I hadn t done any heavy exercise before eating so it s all at a slow regular pace. I used to get it before my weight loss surgery, but I m still having them. When it happens I check my pulse also it has a normal heart beat but then it feels like there is a slight pause and a hard thump right after. It happens quite a few times in the space of approximately 30seconds, then when I count my heart beat I count 50 beats in 30 seconds then after a minute I m fine again. This is really scary for me as i have heart problems in my family from my grandma (mothers side). What could be causing this?
Good evening. I have been on a low carb, high protein diet over the past 3 weeks and am enjoying this change of lifestyle. i only eat clean foods, plenty of fruit and veges, lean chicken and fish. Typical of everything the professionals tell you. I have been losing weight also which of course is a bonus. I started taking metamusil over the past 3 days in my morning juice plus drink 1 ltr of fresh water plus a couple of coffees daily. My problem now is, i have not used my bowels for the past 3 days and my flatulance has increased and really smells offensive. What do you suggest? Please help.
The last 3 days I ve passed stools that appear to have white clumps of a stringy like substance intertwined in it. I have changed my diet and eat more protein than usual. I also started working out. The diet change was about a month ago as well as the working out. Any idea what it could be? Is it just something associated with the high protein diet and a reduction in carb intake?
Please write your health query. Also mention your age, height, weight and medical history. A detailed query is important to get you a relevant answer from the doctor. my stomach problem has been starting for nearly 1 yeaer, what ever having food after that loat of gyas forming, and sometimes stomach pain, and also weight loss , very tierd , before 1 year back my body weight 65 kilograms, and now 57 kilograms. my height is 172cm. and indigetion also.food is not abosrbing the body. i am 27 years old
I am a 39 year male and I am urinating every 30 minutes to 1 hour. I don't have any pain or discoloration. Just concerned at how often im going I'd like to know what this could be if anything dangerous or to be concerned of.