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Dr. Mark Pleatman

Bariatrics
Bloomfield Hills, MI
41 years experience male

Locations

Mark A Pleatman MD

Bloomfield Hills, MI

Address

43494 Woodward Ave, Suite 202, Bloomfield Hills, MI
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Bariatrics

Languages spoken

English

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pleatman
41 years experience
Another myth: Fat distribution is genetically determined. Exercise and strength training will increase your metabolic rate and enlarge the trained muscles, but has... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pleatman
41 years experience
Eat less food: You can't ask a general question and expect a specific answer. Your weight is determined by a balance of caloric intake and caloric expenditure. If ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pleatman
41 years experience
Control reflux!: A properly performed nissen fundoplication will stop your gastroesophageal reflux, getting rid of your heartburn. Some patients have difficulty belch... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pleatman
41 years experience
Yes: The only risk is missing an injury caused by the operation. After a few days, most injuries such as injury to bowel, bladder, or blood vessels will h... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pleatman
41 years experience
A few enemas: In flexible sigmoidoscopy, only the lower portion of the colon is examined. For this reason, a complete bowel prep is not required; only a few enemas... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pleatman
41 years experience
Variety of reasons: Upper endoscopy allows your doctor to evaluate the configuration and lining of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum. Problems such as strictures, ulc... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pleatman
41 years experience
No: Weight loss is about eating less and exercising more. The only weight you will lose with home remedies is the weight of the money in your wallet.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pleatman
41 years experience
Correct deficiency: Weight loss occurs when your body burns more calories than you consume by eating. Hypothyroidism may slow the body's metabolic rate, thereby decreasi... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pleatman
41 years experience
Clear liquids only: The main concern of the doctor is to have the stomach empty when you are given sedation. Some patients vomit when given the medications, putting them... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pleatman
41 years experience
Yes: You shouldn't drive after receiving sedation for an endoscopy. If you are willing to have the endoscopy without sedation, you may be allowed to go ho... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pleatman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pleatman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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