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Dr. Philip Galapon
Specializes in Family Medicine
Likely low risk: If your physician knows that you have had a gastric bypass and what changes are associated with it AND still feels that you need the prednisone then t ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience Family Medicine
Headaches: Your headaches could be coming from tension, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, teeth grinding, sleep apnea/snoring, or ch ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience Pain Management
Probably electrolyte: The bypass causes reduction of the ability to digest and assimilate food and can give nutritional deficiencies and electrolyte imbalance. Need me ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Exam needed: Your symptoms are nonspecific but could be due to anemia, low blood pressure, vitamin b12 or iron deficiency or many other possibilities. Fainting, pe ... Read More
A 35-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 49-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 22-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 62-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 34-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 47-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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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elias Chousleb Mizrahi
19 years experience Bariatrics
Bypass: Completely different procedures band is simpler and less effective. Restriction only bypass is more involved however has much better results in betwee ... Read More

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