What are the possible complications of bariatric surgeries?
Complications of bariatric surgeries usually aren’t serious and not to be considered fatal. Nutritional deficiencies are the most commonly reported complications particularly vitamin C, vitamin D, and vitamin A. iron deficiency anemia is found in some patients who had a bariatric surgery especially gastric sleeve. Hypocalcemia (low calcium level in blood) caused due to defect in calcium absorption may be presented by multiple bone fractures
Gastrointestinal complications include anorexia, vomiting, and discomfort. GIT complications are rarely risky, yet infection, stricture, and hernia are red flags that need rapid medical interference. It is important to mention that If you suspect any abnormal sensation after your bariatric surgery never hesitate to consult your physician.