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charcoal tablets for gastric bypass

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience General Surgery
No: You won't harm yourself with charcoal. The gas may be because you're unable to break down wheat. Try eliminating it completely ... Be careful to rea ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Possible: You are asking if gastric bypass will alter the vitamin in pill or tablet form. Talk to your doctor. He/she will want to follow your nutritional sta ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
It is challenging : but possible; you might gain all your weight back so stick ti nutritional supplements
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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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zeenat Hasan
13 years experience Bariatrics
Typically surgery is: recommended for patients with morbid obesity (BMI>40), patients who are obese (BMI > 35) with other medical conditions like diabetes or heart di ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
20 years experience Plastic Surgery
Bariatric surgeon: Bariatric surgery has definitive indications, and patients have to fit the profile. The right candidate for gastric bypass surgeries have to be caref ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Nelson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Malnutrition : Vitamin defiencies and malnutrition are common side effects. It can cause anemia, hair loss and fatigue. Unfortunately, gastric bypass can't be revers ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew St. Laurent
28 years experience Bariatrics
Not that bad: I can only give you my experience with my patients. Overnight hospital stay. Driving in 2-3 days. Back to a desk job within a week and back in the gym ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Foreman
27 years experience Bariatrics
A few weeks: The answer depends on how it was done. Open bypass takes 3-4 weeks to recover, while laparoscopic bypass is often less than 2 weeks. You won't be 100 ... Read More
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