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Stomach Surgery

Treatments Related to Stomach Surgery

Stomach cancer (gastric cancer) is one of the most common related conditions to stomach surgery. Gastric cancer can begin in any part of the stomach and can cause similar symptoms to many other conditions. These are some of the symptoms that can indicate stomach cancer:

  • Heartburn
  • Discomfort in the abdomen
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Bloating after meals
  • Decrease or loss in appetite
  • Weight loss that is unexplained
  • Weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Vomiting blood
  • Blood in the stool

It’s important to seek medical attention if you experience these symptoms of stomach cancer. Stomach surgery may be a treatment option recommended to patients.

Other related conditions to stomach surgery include the following:

  • Stomach bleeding (vomiting blood or blood in the stool)
  • Inflammation of the stomach
  • Obesity (gastric bypass surgery)
  • Stomach ulcers
  • Benign (non-cancerous) tumors found in the stomach
  • Polyps found in the stomach

Locations for Stomach Surgery