Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

gastric bypass surgery seizures after surgery

A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Not enough: To negate the benefits of that type of surgery.
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
35 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
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Bypass works: Gastric bypass "works" in 95-97%. Works in three ways: 1. Small pouch makes you feel full. 2. Decreased ghrelin (hunger hormone). 3. Diverts food from ... Read More
1
1 comment
9
9 thanks
Dr. Brad Snyder
Specializes in General Surgery
Yes. : The gastric bypass is the gold standard weight loss operation.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Bypass: Most insurances cover the procedure if it is indicated.
1
1 thank
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Healthcare: Hello. HealthTap's free, public site is for education. We don’t have knowledge about coverage from individual health insurance agencies. Recommend tha ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
A process: High bmi best to avoid and avoid any surgery! get weight counseling endocrine assessment diet and exercise risk assessment for o ther condition ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
40 years experience General Practice
See someone: Best answer is to see a good g.I surgeon who does many of these surgeries and has a good track record...Ask you family doc and ask him for a referral. ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
22 years experience Bariatrics
16yo gastric bypass: Can you? Yes. Should you? That will take a lot of discussion to determine. You should only be evaluated for gastric bypass surgery at place that has a ... Read More
1
1 comment
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pasala Ravichandran
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
NO: Absolutely not. You need to consult a doctor for psychiatric problem if you feel so.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shady Macaron
20 years experience General Surgery
.: Gastric bypass surgery is a restrictive and malabsorptive procedure to help lose weight. Restrictive is in the fact that the stomach is down sized to ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
22 years experience Bariatrics
Gastric bypass : Well, i've done a few thousand, and the only regret i here patients say is that they wish they had done it sooner. People are often back to work at 2 ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
43 years experience Cardiology
Many: All depends on the individual case gerd/ mal nutrition, rapid loose in weight edema extra skin to deal with rebound gain in weight if one changes ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month