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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes eat less: What gastric by pass do ? It will not allow you to eat , as the stomach is tiny, same thing with dr alain lewis 5 bite diet , consuming only five bit ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
21 years experience Bariatrics
Post bypass diet: Every surgeon has their own preferences. I generally progress patients from a liquid to a solid diet over a 5 week period of time. Liquids for the fir ... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
why bypass failed: It sounds as if the bypass surgery didnt teach you about portion control. Making good choices and portion control can help you to lose the weight as c ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Titus Duncan
42 years experience General Surgery
It varies: There are reports that indicate that gastric bypass is superior to sleeve as far as long term weight loss is concerned. But there are obviously surg ... 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 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
What Works: Lots of various foods choices long promoted but little scientific evidence any really work. The larger issues are internal controls of micro-erosions, ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
Bypass surgery: Gastric bypass surgery, and all the surgeries for the overweight, essentially work by decreasing the number and or the amount of calories that you are ... Read More
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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
23 years experience General Surgery
Extremely : It is drastic but extremely effective in loosing wt, reversing hyperion, diabetes to varying degrees, dealing with arthritis etc. It does require life ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Mathew
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It's one procedure used for bariatric surgery. There are pros and cons for each procedure but if done right, it will help you lose weight. Feel free ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
36 years experience Bariatrics
Bypass good 4 DIabet: Gastric bypass is great for diabetes. The recent news stories are true. Most patients leave the hospital off their meds. 90% are off meds at one year. ... 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joey Bluhm
16 years experience General Surgery
Two Ways: One: it decreases the size of your stomach to that your feel full sooner or at least restrict the amount of food you can take at one time. Two: dec ... Read More
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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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Depends on behavior: A roux-en-y gastric bypass can be quite effective in weight loss if it is part of a multi-modality treatment process. This can include support, diet, ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience General Surgery
No.: Not to my knowledge.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
It is right for: Some, not others. Your surgeon will put you through a screening process to make sure it is a good hoice for you.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
There : There are many nutritional changes after bypass surgery and they can vary depending on type of bypass or band. If you are thinking of undergoing bypas ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: A brat diet is used mainly for diarrhea. Certain foods such as fried, fatty and spicy foods as well as soda, alcohol and caffeine may aggravate gastr ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Connie Topliff
27 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: If you have recently had the surgery, please check w your surgeon. If its been at least a couple of months, it should be ok on occasion. But it would ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
23 years experience General Surgery
Weight loss: It depends on the amount of weight you need to lose. If it's 100lbs or more surgery is a more permanent option and probably more weight loss.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Natural ???: You have altered your bodies physiology by surgery. What's natural about that ? You will lose weight. How much depends on the individual
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hargroder
35 years experience Bariatrics
Definitely!: Smoking has a number of bad effects related to gastric bypass surgery. Some of the early post-operative complications that are effected include: 1. ... Read More
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