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I have had trouble when I eat. At times the food feels like
I have had trouble when I eat. At times the food feels like it is stuck half way down before it reaches my esophagus. I try to swallow to get it down but it takes a little while before it does. At tim… read more
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My husband has had almost constant heartburn, some belching,
Second opinion] Hello. My husband has had almost constant heartburn, some belching, occasional mild pain in epigastrium and bloating, that is just about gone today and hiccups after eating. Any idea o… read more
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I would like something to take for abdominal discomfort. I
I would like something to take for abdominal discomfort. I am a quadriplegic. This morning, I had a bowel program with very large results. Please tell me what over the counter medications I can take f… read more
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I had the vertical sleeve done in April and haven't gone
Hello, I had the vertical sleeve done in April and haven't gone thru a flu season yet. The flu is running rapid in my house today. What should I expect with this new stomach and is there anything I sh… read more
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I had the sleeve procedure done in April. I am not losing as
I had the sleeve procedure done in April. I am not losing as fast as I thought I would. Down 28#. Any suggestions on what I can do about constipation… read more
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I have new onset of acid reflux. Omeprazole 20mg was
I have new onset of acid reflux. Omeprazole 20mg was prescribed, which made the pain in stomach area go away, but I have an ongoing pain below base of neck that feels like lump in throat or like a bal… read more
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I had surgery a week past today. I have a number of
Hi, I had surgery a week past today. I have a number of questions I'd like to ask. The first one is that my weight-loss started before my band insertion, with which I was happy, but then (although loo… read more
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Dr.: welcome home! Does it ever happen that the body is not
Dr. Dan: welcome home! Does it ever happen that the body is not getting enough calories, goes into famine survival mode thereby stalling weight loss? I am three weeks post op and have lost only five p… read more
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Dr., I understand the purpose of the liquid and soft diet
Dr. Dan, good morning. I understand the purpose of the liquid and soft diet phase is to allow full healing of the sleeve staple line. This phase is quite restricting but I am wondering why more soft f… read more
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I have had bariatric surgery (laprascopically) (gastric
I have had bariatric surgery (laprascopically) (gastric bypass) two years ago. I am able to eat many different foods after the surgery and I can eat much more than in the beginning. Is it possible tha… read more
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A 55-year old woman for whom I am somewhat responsible as
A 55-year old woman for whom I am somewhat responsible as she is a mental health client, now weighs 350 lbs, and is about 5' 8" tall. She is looking into bariatric bypass surgery, but I am truly conce… read more
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I'm having a secretin stimulation test on tuesday and cannot
I'm having a secretin stimulation test on tuesday and cannot take anything for reflux that is an acid reducer or antiacids. Is there a homeopathic remedy or home remedy that I can take for severe refl… read more
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What can you do for gas associated with tummy pain? I have
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I constantly burp. I went to a gasto. dr., took tests, found
I constantly burp. I went to a gasto. dr., took tests, found nothing, prescribed nexium. I had lap-band surgery 3 years ago and lost 100 lbs. To rule out that the band was causing the burping I had th… read more
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I was gastric banded 4.2 years ago ... *Last year at this
I was gastric banded 4.2 years ago ... *Last year at this time I started having occasional reflux, which I never had before. Once a week or so. No vomiting. I hardly ever vomit, and when I do it's jus… read more
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I've consulted a Dr. here before relative to my stomach
I've consulted a Dr. here before relative to my stomach pain. Unfortunately, I can't remember his name. He gave me advice, thought he'd finally figured it out, no luck. I'm still having stomach pain. … read more
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I have stomach pain. Just pain, no acid, no reflux, no
I have stomach pain. Just pain, no acid, no reflux, no indigestion, no burning, nothing but pain in my stomach, sometimes accompanied by bloating above the waist line, not below, as in my lower abdome… read more
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