Bypass surgery

What is Bypass surgery?

Bypass surgery refers to a class of surgeries involving rerouting a tubular body part.

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Hi My Father is ahving Hepititis C. 10 years back he has got bypass surgery done because 3 valves were blocked for him. 2 years back we got to know that he has got Hepititis C. That time the viral load count was 0000. Again now we have got the test done for him. And now the count is 2,00,000. Please let me know is it required to take the treatment immediately? Also please let me know a bypass surgery patient can take the treatment for Hepititis C? Will he be able to bear the treatment as he is 65 years old now. Please suggest me. Thanks, Srividya

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Hello,
You must remember that most  people with hepatitis C live long lives and many dont get any symptoms for decades.Being diagnosed with this problem may even be good for the patient as it may inspire him to change his life style and live a more meaningful and healthier life,both physically...

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dr a patient of chronic diabetic and who has also undergone bypass surgery,aged 67 presently suffering from fissures with unbearable pain. no medicine is really helping to reduce the immense pain, its been more than 45 days and lot of medicine but no respite. please offer some solutions. thanking you in anticipation

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Hello,my name is dr.Dorina Gurabardhi.
I understand your concern.
Anal fissure can be treated with surgery .
Some advices that I can give to you are :
-using over-the-counter stool softeners.
-drinking more fluids.
-taking fiber supplements and eating more fibrous foods, such as raw fruits and...

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is it advisable to go for bypass surgery at the age of 75?
is it advisable to go for bypass surgery at the age of 75?

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Had recent bypass surgery,,dec13,, had cardio vert done april 2 to correct rythm, last few days getty dizzy spells,, realized to day they are triggered when I bend over putting pressure on stomach and upward,,checked vitals shortly after first event,,128/98 pulse 91,, possible fluid issue maybe,,been taking fluid pills daily

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The symptoms you describe fit into orthostatic hypotension. When you are on a diuretic for removal of extra fluid post bypass, sometimes over treatment may lead to fluid deficit in the body. So sudden change in posture may cause such dizziness. Also many medication like nitrate, ace inhibitors...

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how much time pain is contnue after Bypass Surgery (At age43)? after3 month ride on bike is safe or not? how much time pain is contnue after Bypass Surgery (At age43)? after3 month ride on bike is safe or not?

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my father is a diabetic patient, from last 30 years he is suffiing from it, he is having diabetes , High B.P, done bypass surgery in october-2009, and recently have got diabetic nefropathy , his creatinine was 7.5 but now it is 5.2, he is under treatment but my question is what should i give him to EAT???

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Dear sir i can understand you concern
when it comes to diet,its very important to maintain balanced and timely diet schedule.Diet in diabetes should contain 60-65% of carbs. brown rice can be taken in diabetes but should be limited to a cup.Most of bread made out of whole wheat can be taken in...

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recently my father asked to bypass surgery after angiocardiogram report but he has no toleration to compile such tough operation. he is also a diabetic patient. if is it possible to avoid such surgery through medicine? his left artery has one block which is almost 90%. what should i do? please help

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Try to do lifestyle changes
it may work
stop all dairy products
stop all animal meat
eat plant based diet
Plenty of fruits and veggies
Juicing with veggies mostly and add ing
berries and pomegranates to the vegetable juice
daily exercise for half an hour
sleeping for 8 hours
Do meditation and...

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my dad is a cardiac patient and underwent in angiocardiogram recently and found that his left artery were blocked almost 90% in 2 places. he is also a diabetic patient. doctor advised for bypass surgery but i disagreed. i like to treat him through medicine because of his health condition. he cant devour such surgery right now. what should i do?? please help

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Hello dear and thanks for posting your query here.
As you said, your father has two 90% lesions in the left coronary artery for which he has been advised CABG, but you have not mentioned about the condition of the other heart vessels and also about the LVEF which is a measure of the heart...

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what are the chances of a person s life expectancy after they have had a quadruple bypass surgery in their mid 40 s. Would the grafts last as normal arteries would?

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I have an indentation in my lower leg near my shin bone that just showed up from the way i was sitting. It s going away slowy, seems like it would be from edema (pitting) maybe? As far as i know i m healthy but did have gastric bypass surgery almost a year ago and have lost more than 90 lbs. I weigh 129 right now at 5 3 . Could this indention be caused by dehydration?

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My father, 81, (after a 4 bypass surgery back in the 80s) has undergone a stent/baloon procedure two days ago at NYU hospital. (Two arteries were disconnected/blocked.) He is home now. Has been prescribed: Aspirin, Plavix, & Pletal for 6 months. He is now complaining of chest pain. Is that normal after the procedure?

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Hi, Good afternoon. I m looking for a cardilogists advice on my uncle s issue. He s having a diabetes & just few days back he started having a sudden chest-pain. Upon consulting a cardiologist, it s been advised to go through a bypass surgery. Will there be any risks of going through this surgery while he s suffering from diabetes also? Also, if possible, please let me know the doctor to be consulted in Baroda for this matter. Please guide me... Many Thanks, Nilang

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A year ago i had gastric bypass surgery .. have lost 115 lbs. I am having a difficult time with some itching around my anus . My surgeon thought it might have been a yeast infection and I took the antibiotic that he prescribed, however it didn t work. I have also tried creams such as desitin, vagisil, hemorroid medication, and lotrimin spray. Nothing helps.

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Hi Doctor, My dad recently underwent CABG 4 graft bypass. I wanted to understand the following things. 1. Breif information about the reports and discharge summary attached. 2. Post operation care. 3. Currently he has swelling on the legs from...

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I am 75 yrs old and have had bypass surgery and 1 stent put in .I had my bypass surgery at 49 yrs old and my stents at 59 yrs old. I still work 1 day a week and very active. I take the following medications: Pravastatin40 mg, AmLoDIpine Besylate...

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Doctor, I have been prescribed Lipitor instead of Provastatin (which I used for a long time) following open heart/triple bypass surgery 82 days ago. Is there a conflict with a daily 150mg dose of Sertraline that I take? I am really doing well...

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