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how much weight do you lose after gastric sleeve

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abdelkader Hawasli
42 years experience General Surgery
Depends on you: Sleeve gastrectomy is a physiologic restrictive operation. The average weight loss is about 70% of the excess weight. However, it depends on the pati ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
21 years experience Bariatrics
Sleeve gastrectomy : Patients typically lose about 60-65% of their excess body weight by a year to year and a half. That means if you are 100lbs overweight, you would lose ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Varies: The amount of weight you will lose after gastric sleeve surgery varies. It depends upon your motivation, your diet, your exercise,… There are studies ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Foreman
27 years experience Bariatrics
Very: This varies from one person to the next, but the average person loses 60-70% of their excess weight.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Time: Generally settles out at a year. If too much or too fast, one may need dietician, vitamin, supplement help. Occasional the operation is reversed!
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Interesting question! it depends on the type of surgery you had. Typically, less aggressive modalities, such as lap band will produce gradual weight l ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Diet and exercise: Losing weight after acl surgery is no different than losing weight any other time. Watch your calorie intake, eat healthy (lean proteins, lots of fru ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
BMI > 40: Body mass index of >40 or BMI > 35 with co-morbidities, double your ideal bmi, or 100 pounds above ideal bmi. I have seen patients who are above 350 ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
3500CALS/1 LB: Depends on your present weight and bmr..Say for example if you need 2000 cals to maintain your weight(your bmr+clories burnt by daily activity)if you ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Not physiologic: You shouldn't have weight loss. You may have weight gain if you are enjoying fatty foods that were bothering you prior to your surgery. Just enjoy a ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Katherine Zeratsky
Specializes in General Practice
If you begin to regain weight after gastric bypass surgery, talk to your doctor: You may have a sense of what’s causing your weight gain. However, you may need a more thorough evaluation to determine what factors — medical, psychol ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myra Skluth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Calculate: Look up what your ideal body weight is. Subtract your ideal body weight from your original weight. That number is the denominator representing your to ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That depends on your: Goals. It is roughly 100 calories per mile and 3, 500 calories per pound.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Depeds: On , you are eating more , or less food. With symptomatic gall stones , due to pain afraid to eat for fear of getting an attack so loose weight, , a ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Your metabolic rate: Will eventually drop which means it will be harder to burn calories.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Zooker
16 years experience Sports Medicine
Depends: Calories per hour depends on the type of lifts you are doing, your body weight, and the intensity/rep scheme you are using. What is more important to ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Discuss w/your: doctor a/or gastroenterologist, particularly if conventional therapy with lifestyle intervention and medication such as zantac (ranitidine) or prilose ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Not clear: I am not certain what you are asking. Corticosteroids can cause muscle weakness what we call steroid myopathy. Some people use Anabolic steroids t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUN answered
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Diet and exercise: The old fashion way! it takes up to 6 months for the medication to completely clear your system. After that, you are on your own to get back to your ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Gastric sleeve surg: Gastric sleeve surgery is successful in helping patients loose weight. Depending on your diet, exercise regime, most patients lose about 60-70% of the ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Elmore
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Less than you intake: It is important to expend more calories than you take in. This is done by healthy amount of calories daily and exercise. It takes time to lose weigh ... Read More
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