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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Welle
16 years experience Bariatrics
Protein?: Adding a biotin supplement can help your hair come back. But unlikely was your hair loss due to a lack of biotin. More commonly it is due to insuffici ... Read More
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Dr. Gregg Nishi
22 years experience Bariatrics
hair loss: It is difficult to know why you lost your hair unless your vitamin levels were checked routinely back then and you can check your records. It is possi ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
24 years experience General Surgery
Gastric bypass: 10 yrs after gastric bypass you will probably maintain most of your weight loss but may regain some of the weight back due "fallin off the wagon" , so ... Read More
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Dr. Gregg Nishi
22 years experience Bariatrics
10yrs after bypass: Hopefully nothing. We hope that your bypass anatomy stays the same and that you maintain your weight loss. People can regain weight if they overeat, e ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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Clean is good: If you mean a 10 day meal replacement with a balanced low sugar shake like medifast or glucose-controlled boost (plus all vitamins) it should be ok. H ... Read More
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Dr. Gregg Nishi
22 years experience Bariatrics
10 day cleanse: You can do it, and having had a bypass doesn't change anything. However, the whole idea of a 10 day cleanse and whether or not that is beneficially to ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Post Bypass Surgery: After a few years and with returning to eating large amounts of food the body learns how to absorb calories more efficiently, the stomach is stretched ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Tache Leon
27 years experience General Surgery
Yes, can recur.: Yes, stricture is a term that describes narrowing within the g-i tract. Could be caused by excessive scar formation at the site of a surgically crea ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
33 years experience Bariatrics
See yourMD: You need a work up..I have gastric bypass patients in our practice ..Of those with pain we have sent to GI for work up...Most of the time they find a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Braunstein
37 years experience General Surgery
Bypass pain: If your bariatric surgeon cannot help you, see a gastroenterologist for a second opinion. An internal hernia may show up on a ct scan. Sometimes the ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
40 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Quick fix: People are generally looking for the fastest way to do something, requiring the least amount of effort and time. Like any other weight loss surgery, o ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
21 years experience Geriatrics
Yes, but: You need to work out the reasons that you have gained back so much weight. It is not likely due to a failure of the surgery but rather becoming too li ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
Would need to know: Your bmi and lean/fat body composition, but generally speaking unless you are 4ft 10inches, 224 lbs is not gastric bypass territory. At most perhaps ... Read More
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