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does sleeve gastrectomy help with weight loss surgery

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
44 years experience General Surgery
Failure of patient o: Ask yourself if youare completing the diet prescribedto you befory you transition to a roux en y.
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Dr. Gregg Nishi
22 years experience Bariatrics
Sleeve gastrectomy : If you are only one year out from your sleeve gastrectomy, you should not have any kind of revision to a different operation (and you should avoid any ... Read More
Dr. Marc Neff
Dr. Marc Neff answered
Specializes in General Surgery
Weight loss sleeve: The typical patient with a sleeve gastrectomy looses weight at about 2-3 lbs a week. This is an average over a month. So, depending on your height a ... Read More

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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
May: be a concern 1 month after surgery,discuss with operating surgeon
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Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
If vomiting a liter: of blood go to ER.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julio Pajaro
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NOT Recommended.: 18 yo females are at a very delicate stage in their development. Surgery is not the best option. She should seek the advise of her primary md and b ... Read More
Dr. Scott Welle
16 years experience Bariatrics
Maybe: It depends on a lot of factors. How overweight? Does she associated medical problems like diabetes or high blood pressure? A consult with a bariatric ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zeenat Hasan
14 years experience Bariatrics
Sleeve is better IMO: Lap band entails putting a silicone ring that is slowly inflated to cinch up the top of the stomach so you can't eat as much. It doesn't have as great ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gloria Shenkir
18 years experience Internal Medicine
It shouldn't.: A vertical sleeve gastrectomy is a surgery to treat obesity and cause weight loss which will bring people down to their ideal weight. None of the stru ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Not likely: There are written guidelines which your local recruiter should have available ( may be online!)
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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1.3 to 3.6: There should be no harm for you for a week or two if you take 90 every other day. If you have symptoms from taking 90 every other day, go back to onc ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mujjahid Abbas
20 years experience Bariatrics
Unknown: There are no large scale studies available and probably will not be available to give exact answer, however pts with Sjogren's do undergo non bariatri ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Jarrard
21 years experience General Surgery
Very possible: Depending on your individual situation, this should be possible and i hope you get it if you can. The weight loss will make a huge difference in your ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Phentermine : After having had gastric surgery for weight loss, a decision to also add in phentermine would need to be made only after careful evaluation of your me ... Read More

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