Having surgery does not address underlying contributors to disordered eating, which may continue to get…
The likelihood of getting dumping syndrome after surgery varies by the type of surgery you have.
- For gastric sleeve: 2 to 25% chance of getting dumping syndrome.
- For gastric bypass: 15 to 70% chance of getting dumping syndrome.
Dumping syndrome is most commonly caused by drinking within 30 minutes of eating and/or eating fried foods, pasta, breads, and alcohol. Learn more about the types of dumping syndrome and ways to manage and prevent it on the Complications and Side Effects page.
Source: Ahmad, A., Kornrich, D. B., Krasner, H., Eckardt, S., Ahmad, Z., Braslow, A., & Broggelwirth, B. (2019). Prevalence of dumping syndrome after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and comparison with laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Obesity surgery, 29(5), 1506-1513.