Pancreatitis and gastric bypass

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Avatar n tn She just started having increased Glucose the past 5 days. She had Gastric Bypass Surgery in 2001 and had many problems after including having her Gall Bladder removed. She is in extreme pain and they are afraid to go in and do exploratory due to the Gastric Bypass. We are so concerned and wonder if anyone else has had a something like this happen and what were the results? Maybe someone could direct us to a medical ream that has experience with this problem.
Avatar f tn Even after you've told them you've had a gastric bypass they wouldn't think of it. So if you're like me and had an intestinal bypass as well, your gall bladder, and other things, have been moved around. My gall bladder is on the left. Get a HIDA scan, and here's what gall bladder attack symptoms are. GALLBLADDER ATTACK SYMPTOMS specifically Please note that if you are in severe pain and particularly if your attack symptoms are accompanied by fever DO SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION IMMEDIATELY.
Avatar f tn I get the pain ~ 15 mins after I eat and often I and up in the bathroom with Nausea, Vomiting and Diareah. I have taken Dicyclomine that dids not impact anything. The only thing that gives me any kind of relief is perscription pain meds. I also have been diagnised with Pancreatic Divisium, and galbladdr removed in 99. When I get the pain it is located just medial to RUQ, and radiates to the upper back, and front chest area.
611067 tn?1458595083 I saw my gastro doctor and he says that he does NOT think I have chronic pancreatitis like my family doctor thought. He said that my lipace levels were not high enough and that the pain and bloating does not indicate that, plus the MRI shows that everything in that region looks good. He thinks that maybe there is something wrong near the connection sites from my gastric bypass. So, he has me scheduled for an endoscope on Nov. 11th.
611067 tn?1458595083 As for me, the specialist cannot do the test he wanted because my intestines (from my gastric bypass) are still too long for him (with an endoscope) to go throught he pouch into the intestines and back up into the duct area. So, he is doing an MRI instead this Friday. I'm feeling a lot better as far as pain goes, but still have the other symptoms of diarrhea, nausea and headaches.
611067 tn?1458595083 Fun, eh? The pain is so bad and the ibuprofen is something I shouldn't be taking due to my gastric bypass and so she is calling me in Darvocet. She said I'd be okay on that for a short time and that it shouldn't hurt me as far as being off the Lortab now. I hope she's right. Does that mean I won't be clean?
Avatar f tn Also i wanted to add (bc i guess u cant edit posts) when i had gastric bypass it was still considered a relatively "new" procedure and there wasnt a lot of information on what the long term effects would be ...and now here i am 14 years later flying blind not knowing what to expect as far what the long term effects are..and im sure there are some...i have physically altered the internal makeup of my body, my digestive tract..i have 2 stomachs, my intestines have been cut and rerouted..
Avatar n tn Hi- I am 5 years post-op from weight loss surgery, specifically the Roux-N-Y gastric bypass procedure. I have had many complications since including bleeding ulcers, pancreatitis due to alcohol consumption, and liver failure due to a Vicodin overdose. After the surgery, I immediately suffered from the ulcers and had constant abdominal pain. I was prescribed Vicodin and became addicted.
Avatar m tn i just found out i have acute pancreatitis. by bypass surgeon and his team havent helped me out so i quit calling them. i was at 260pds and now am at 131pds, im 5'5". I am still losing weight and its not on purpose. the pain is bad to where im in a ball on the floor. i dont take the pain meds cause they make me sicker. i live in IL and had the surgery done in Peoria. can anyone help me with the pain or where else to look for a doctor. i regret getting this surgery done everyday i wake up.
Avatar f tn I couldn't have any fancy tests done because I had gastric bypass. I was finally diagnosed with chronic pancreatitis July 2010. Please contact reply and let me know what you've found out!
Avatar n tn She just started having increased Glucose the past 5 days. She had Gastric Bypass Surgery in 2001 and had many problems after including having her Gall Bladder removed. She is in extreme pain and they are afraid to go in and do exploratory due to the Gastric Bypass. We are so concerned and wonder if anyone else has had a something like this happen and what were the results? Maybe someone could direct us to a medical ream that has experience with this problem.
Avatar n tn Certain medications Gastric bypass surgery High cholesterol High levels of triglycerides in the blood Malnutrition Metabolic syndrome Obesity Rapid weight loss Toxins and chemicals, such as pesticides Type 2 diabetes Wilson's disease http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/nonalcoholic-fatty-liver-disease/DS00577 The main focus of this forum is hep c, hep c treatment and the problems associated with hep c induced liver problems, you might try following the link below http://www.medhelp.
611067 tn?1458595083 being off the Lortab and I'm not. I'm still suffering with the pancreatitis. The specialist is still trying to figure out how to get into my abdominal cavity considering my gastric bypass. I'm just depressed and feel like such a failure in all areas of my life right now. I could really use and escape right now and Lortab is sounding very good. I'm worried because I'm starting to use the Xanax more than usual as well. I just hope I can control that and not become addicted.
Avatar n tn Hi - I just had a ct scan due to some severve abdominal pain that I have been experiencing - I did have a gastric bypass three years ago, so I am guessing this is caused by gallstones or pancreatits - Heres a stupid question - I run 4x a week 5 miles, and have been an avid runner since the bypass - since the pain is sporadic during the day, can I run in between?
2026744 tn?1527710327 Decreased stomach acid Atrophic gastritis Autoimmune pernicious anemia Helicobacter pylori Gastrectomy, intestinal resection Gastric bypass surgery Malabsorption syndromes Crohn’s disease Celiac disease (gluten enteropathy) Chronic pancreatitis Bacterial overgrowth (small bowel) Fish tapeworm Alcoholism Malnutrition—Eating disorders Vegetarianism Advanced liver disease Transcobalamin II deficiency Inborn errors of B12 metabolism Certain drugs Nitrous oxide"
10704596 tn?1412131346 I don't have much knowledge about the ALT test. I did some quick looking and found this. "Mild elevations are generally considered to be 2-3 times higher than the normal range. In some conditions, these enzymes can be severely elevated, in the 1000s range." So. based on that alone, I don't know if there is a real concern there or not. Then there is info on possible causes for elevated ALT results.
Avatar f tn Two years ago I lost 100 pounds after gastric bypass surgery. Also in 2007 my gallbladder and appendix were removed. In 2007 I started having some chest pains and had 3 stents placed in the LAD in 2008. I do not take Tylenol or Ibuprophen ever. I am supposed to take Vytorin for cholesterol but don't take it. My cholesterol is good after weight loss. I take Effexor 150 mg, Plavix 75 mg, and Diamox 500mg daily. About 6-8 weeks ago, I began having RUQ pain just minutes after a meal.
Avatar f tn wow i am 10 months out of gastro bypass and i have had no answers they have put me though everything blood tests and catscans and even did a MRI iam anmecia and now i had pancreatic attack i was in the hospital for 5 days with no answers and i also have high lever of liver eyzems so idk and he dnt either this is the sugeon and iam getting very annoyed with him and nothing coming up to y i have these prombles i am going to mention sod to him the pain scares the hell out of me for sure
Avatar m tn Decreased stomach acid Atrophic gastritis Autoimmune pernicious anaemia Helicobacter pylori Gastrectomy, intestinal resection Gastric bypass surgery Malabsorption syndromes Crohn's disease Celiac disease Chronic pancreatitis Bacterial overgrowth (small bowel) Fish tapeworm Alcoholism Malnutrition - eating disorders Vegetarianism Advanced liver disease Transcobalamin II deficiency Inborn errors of B12 metabolism Certain drugs Nitrous oxide
Avatar f tn Decreased stomach acid Atrophic gastritis Autoimmune pernicious anemia Helicobacter pylori Gastrectomy, intestinal resection Gastric bypass surgery Malabsorption syndromes Crohn’s disease Celiac disease (gluten enteropathy) Chronic pancreatitis Bacterial overgrowth (small bowel) Fish tapeworm Alcoholism Malnutrition—Eating disorders Vegetarianism Advanced liver disease Transcobalamin II deficiency Inborn errors of B12 metabolism Certain drugs Nitrous oxide"
Avatar f tn My psychiatrist has recommended Lithium or Depakote. My biggest concern is the weight gain. I had the Gastric Bypass about 2 1/2 years ago & have had great success, losing 150 pounds. I've been going to therapy/psychiatrists ever since I graduated high school back in 2005 but before that, my emotional issues/behavior were always ignored b/c my parents didn't believe in therapy. I was on various antidepressants for a few years and nothing ever helped me. If anything, things got worse.
Avatar f tn the day before the mini stroke my skin turned yellow and my left side of my body, mainly my arm, hurt and was very heavy. now i have regular tingling in my hands and feet and almost daily bone pain in my arms and legs. weekly and daily supplements have helped most symptoms but not all. any ideas??
Avatar n tn neck fusion and gastric bypass which made me unable to keep my vitamin levels where they should be. To make a long story short, I have been on Oxycontin 40mg 4 times a day with Hydrocodone 10/325 for breakthrough pain. My pain is hardly helped by the drugs. I NEVER feel a buz, I truly only take the pills to help a little with the pain.
Avatar n tn I had gastric bypass surgery on August 17, 05 and I have those oil bowel movements that you are talking about. But I "have" to gave them because in the gastric bypass surgery we have "malabsorption" that's why this happens to us but in your case, I don't know. I think that the best thing to do is to ask your doctor. Hope this helps...
Avatar m tn Background: Gastric Bypass surgery in 2014 and Gallbladder removal in 1990 In January, I went to the ER for abdominal pain, nausea and slight fever. Liver enzymes were highly elevated. Normal lipase/amylase and ultrasound and X-rays came back normal. Only thing noted was a 10mm calcification on right hepatic. Went to GI who ordered MRCP and that came back with 'possible' common bile duct obstruction. During the time I waited for ERCP double balloon, my liver enzymes went back up.
Avatar n tn I'm waiting on this brain MRI Tuesday, and if it's clear, I'm going to ask about EMGs and NCV tests and follow up with my primary to recheck my stuff and see if I can get switched over to B12 injections. I'm really scared, and no one I've seen has any idea what it could be outside of the B12 deficiency. Has anyone had any similar symptoms?
Avatar m tn I had the gastric bypass and afterwards experienced the same pain, it is crippling. I almost pass out. It feels like a heart attack. It starts with a burning sensation in the pit of my stomach and radiates to my back and shoulder. My face gets hot and flushed. It is unbearable. I have been put on Librax x4 daily and actigall x2 daily and nexium. I am like a new person. I do have rare episodes but they are mild in comparison. I cannot take any morphine, codeine or any narcotics in that family.