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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Eating disorder: This is the crux of the problem. I am confident your surgeon would have put you through therapy or classes about eating before operating on you. I wou ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raymond Gagliardi
28 years experience General Surgery
Bariatric surgery: You want to be sure that you have obtained maximal weight loss prior to having excess skin/fat removed. Generally we advise at least 18 months follow ... Read More
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Dr. Azita Madjidi
30 years experience Plastic Surgery
Normal weight : You need to wait until you reach your normal weight before you can be a candidate for liposuction. Some body areas will have rebellious fat bulges tha ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Fiala
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Weight stabilization: After a gastric sleeve, you can expect to lose a significant amount of weight in the first year. It's best if you wait until your weight has stabiliz ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes progressively : Few wks after surgery you could ( should ) initially under supervision , to tone up your muscles.
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Dr. Gregg Nishi
22 years experience Bariatrics
Sleeve exercise: You can walk now. Wait to hit the gym until 6 weeks.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Be patient: Weight loss after a sleeve gastrectomy is not measured day by day or week by week, but over time. Eating 800 calories a day, drinking enough fluids, ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zeenat Hasan
14 years experience Bariatrics
Life changing: Make sure you talk fully with your surgery team before surgery and that you have a full understanding of the surgery and consequences BEFORE you do it ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abdelkader Hawasli
43 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
22 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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Archer
30 years experience Bariatrics
Yes: No problem.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Several things: Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy a surgical weight-loss procedure in which the stomach is reduced to about 25% of its original size. LSG has been repo ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Lum
Dr. Craig Lum answered
25 years experience General Surgery
Baby vs bari surgery: If you are typing this message, I gather you must be obese and trying to lose weight. With obesity, there are problems that can come with pregnancy. A ... Read More
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