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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Lydon
38 years experience General Surgery
Eating: Any weight gain after a laparoscopic procedure would be directly to caloric consumption and lack of activity to burn calories.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ben Ferguson
9 years experience General Surgery
No: If anything, you may lose weight as you recover from the operation in the hospital. Sitting in a hospital bed can reduce your muscle mass, and the rec ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Crabb
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Sorry, there is no way to permanently increase breast size. Breasts can get larger in pregnancy but they do.Shrink after delivery.
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Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Water?: Could be due to generalize water retention after the operation. This will go away as you go through the recovery period. May last 1-3 weeks. This depe ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Inactivity?: Knee surgery limits the amount of activity one can do and may contribute to weight gain. Other factors to consider is fluid retention or medications ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Valente
33 years experience General Surgery
Very possible: Gallbladder symptoms include pain, nausea and loose bowels after fatty foods. Many folks naturally eat less and stick to low fat foods to avoid the p ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience Endocrinology
Possibly.: Assuming you have high blood calcium from one or more abnormal parathyroid glands successful surgery may improve memory and brain function but may hav ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Activity: Your activity level has changed. You spent more time at home. When you regain strength and add exercises and diet restrictions your weight will stabil ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
First make sure: you are euthyroid ( means taking correct dose of thyroid hormone and to normal levels ) Eat well balanced diet , eat less cut calories and go to gy ... Read More
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Dr. AARATHI Cholkeri-Singh
18 years experience Gynecology
Maybe: Abdominal swelling can be normal up to 4-6 weeks after surgery due to the inflammation and healing from the inside where surgery was done as well as b ... Read More
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