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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, if:: The surgery was long enough ago that there is no risk of bleeding, there is no allergy or hypersensitivity issues, and your vitamin levels are normal. ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan answered
21 years experience General Surgery
Depend: Depending on which type gastric bypass (sleeve gastrectomy vs roux en y vs gastric banding) also may be you have bad stomach ulcer that prevent you fr ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Options: Probably theist popular weight loss operation at the moment is a sleeve gastrectomy. Its not really less invasive, but has less potential for long ter ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew St. Laurent
28 years experience Bariatrics
Safe/effective: The safety of gastric bypasses has dramatically improved over the past 15 years with improvements in training, instrumentation, and introduction of la ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Welle
15 years experience Bariatrics
Are ok: Salads are generally tolerated ok after a gastric bypass. But i typically have patients wait close to 3 months before introducing raw vegetables and s ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kent Willyard
22 years experience Family Medicine
Calories, ulcers: Alcohol contains lots of calories and is not nutritional. After surgery, alcohol enters the bloodstream more quickly than before surgery. The intoxica ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
21 years experience Bariatrics
NSAIDs after bypass: Yes and no. Taking nsaids once in a while is usually okay. Taking the maximum dose every day for a week or two straight is not okay and puts you at ri ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
Bariatric surgery: Make sure that you are involved with a surgeon that runs a comprehensive program where patients are followed carefully. Ask to work with a nutritionis ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
Mostly...: Modern bariatric procedures have become more standardized and safer. However, you need to go through a complete evaluation process to determine wheth ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Different principles: Bariatric procedures can be divided into 3 principle effects, causing malabsorption of nutrients, by restricting stomach size or a combination of both ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Additional abdominal surgery and the obesity are challenging. Presuming the colon surgery was not for malignancy.
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
25 years experience Anesthesiology
Diet and: Medication management first. Sleeves can be converted to gastric bypasses with little or no natural stomach left and therefor is ofter curative for th ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Denk
19 years experience General Surgery
One week: Gastric diversion, or gastric bypass when performed for severe reflux disease, is done laparoscopically and therefore most people would take a week of ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
It works: But i favor doing anything and everything else possible first!
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Swetnam
38 years experience General Surgery
Weight loss: The band is placed around the upper part of the stomach to restrict the amount of food you can consume. It is adjustable depending on the amount of f ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
21 years experience Bariatrics
Bypass & Nissen : Doing a bypass after having a nissen is very difficult and considered revisional surgery. Lots of scar tissue from the nissen and your wrap must be un ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Loss of physiology: Food normally is mixed with acid and mechanically broken down in the upper stomach. Small amounts are released through the antrum of the stomach, whi ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
You are: It isn't the surgery that is effective, it is the patient. While the bypass will lose most weight in the first year, followed by the sleeve, then the ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Hofkin
27 years experience Radiology
There may be options: Plavix (clopidogrel) is a platelet inhibiting drug. The purpose of the medication is prevention of future myocardial infarction and death following a ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Probably: Do not see any reason why not, but please check with your surgeon, who knows you well.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Mele
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
Possible: Anything is possible in medicine. A gastroenterologist can give you more information.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
Laparoscopic: More steps involved with bypass. The current picture shows bypass. The last question i answered for you has the picture of sleeve.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
A fib: Risk of emboli going to brain causing stroke. Rapid ventricular response(heart rate to high) may cause angina, dizziness, passing out, heart attacks, ... Read More
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