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Constipation After Weight Loss Surgery / Matthew Brengman, MD, FACS

– Constipation is incredibly common after weight loss surgery. The decreased amount of food, sometimes decreased hydration, and hormonal changes around weight loss surgery lead to a slowing of the bowels. It’s completely safe to take common constipation medicines. When we’re asked about constipation, we recommend intermittent doses of milk

CJW Doc Minute: How does stomach flu differ from influenza?

CJW Doc Minute: How does stomach flu differ from influenza?

(upbeat music) (clock ticking) – [Narrator] How does the stomach flu differ from influenza? – So, influenza is a respiratory illness, which is caused by Influenza A and B viruses. Symptoms typically include fevers, headaches, body aches, sore throat, and cough. It’s transmitted through respiratory secretions and droplets, and patients