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I had gastric bypass, and dumping syndrome now is everyday.

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i had gastric bypass, and dumping syndrome now is everyday. is here a med that will control this.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 months ago.

This is Dr. David

there is an injectable medication from your doctor called octreotide (Sandostatin) which can slow down and stop drumping syndrome.

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
do i have to see a specialist, or my primary
Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 months ago.

yes, you have to see a specialist for sandostatin injections.

either GI doctor or your surgeon

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
cannot afford the fifty for a phone call
Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 11 months ago.

these are very expensive injections

have you tried something like immodium