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Another consideration is that us Gastric Bypass folks have the blind stomach.

Ulcers or other issues in the blind stomach are not easily diagnosed and treated. They can't shove a scope down your throat to look at it. Medications that depend on contact, those that coat or numb don't get where they need to go to coat and/or numb.

I did have a bleeding ulcer because of a medication I was taking. We were carefully monitoring for just such an occurrence, stopped the medication immediately, and it self resolved quickly.

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Huh Interesting that’s the first time I ever heard that I’ll have to ask my surgeon thank you

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Yeah that makes sense because when you start getting symptoms you go to the emergency room when you start throwing up blood or blood in your stool. So you won’t die from sepsis. Thanks I appreciate your responses

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