Umpiregator posted a discussion topic 3 months ago

Woke up Friday with pain in my left side and shoulder. By the afternoon I had spiked a fever. Called my surgeon who told me to get to the ER right away for possible leak. Was admitted to hospital Friday night. CT scan done on Saturday found no leak


Umpiregator posted a discussion topic 3 months, 1 week ago

Since my surgery I have felt very dry. My mouth feels like a desert even though I am drinking more than enough water (over 100oz), my hands and eyes are also dry. Is this normal? I don't feel bad, just not crazy about being so dry. Is this just my


Umpiregator posted a discussion topic 3 months, 1 week ago

How long does it take to get your strength back after surgery? I am a corrections officer and there is no such thing as light duty. I am scheduled to go back to work on 4/30.


Umpiregator posted a discussion topic 3 months, 1 week ago

I am one week out from surgery today! It has been a rough week, but I am on the mend now. Had a leak that was caught on upper GI on Saturday morning and was rushed back to surgery. Came home Monday. I am down 22lbs so far.


Umpiregator posted a discussion topic 4 months, 1 week ago

Are there any issues (absorption) with taking normal medications after DS?


Umpiregator posted a discussion topic 4 months, 1 week ago

Does having a duodenal switch cause any problems (absorption issues) with taking routine meds?


Umpiregator posted a discussion topic 5 months ago

Due to having developed hypoglycemia my surgeon wants to revise my bypass to a duodenal switch but in two separate surgeries. Will insurance approve this? Original surgery was in 2014.

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