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I had gastric by pass 7/12, however, I am having terrible stinkin gas, what can i do to prevent this?

By Anonymous February 3, 2013 - 9:59pm
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Bariatric surgery is a tool to help restore and improve your health. As with any tool, you must actively learn to use the tool to get the best benefit. Bariatric means having to do with weight or weight reduction.
Medication has also some benefits that can be given to a person but also has some side effects on some. Bariatric surgery gastric bypass Surgery has reported to cure diabetes and this is a great innovation on other people.

April 19, 2013 - 8:19am
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Hi Anon

Welcome to EmpowHER.  A side effect of gastric bypass surgery is excessive flatulence odor. Their systems don't absorb the food and nutrients as well anymore and when the undigested food gets down to the colon, the enzymes and bacteria go crazy digesting the food. One of the by-products of their digestion is gas (flatulence).



February 4, 2013 - 4:18am
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