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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Go slow: You may want to slowly broaden the range of foods you eat after the surgery, starting with liquid diet and gradually introduce solid foods as you tole ... Read More
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Dr. Matthew St. Laurent
29 years experience Bariatrics
Go slow: Gradually transition your diet. Start with soft food such as baked fish, eggs and canned vegetables. Transition to ground meats and eventually solid m ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Welle
16 years experience Bariatrics
Go slow: Go slow. Eat small bites chew very well. Add new foods gradually, i recommend to my patients that the last thing to add is fresh fruits and vegetables ... Read More

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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Proton pump: Inhibitors may be required...Talk to your physician.
Dr. Matthew St. Laurent
29 years experience Bariatrics
Medication first : Start by eliminating any irritants such as tobacco, nsaids or alcohol. Typically ulcers at the anastomosis can be treated with medication such as a pr ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
25 years experience Plastic Surgery
Congratulations!: You need to plateau in your weight for several months. Make sure you see a board certified plastic surgeon.
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Dr. Tim Neavin
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
Maybe: Should have a stable weight for at least 6 months. 100 pounds is great! congrats! doc should make sure you are not malnourshed - check Albumin leve ... Read More
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Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Good Candidates: I ask that my post bariatric patients wait at least 18 months after the weight loss surgery date, maintain a stable weight for at least 2 month, and h ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
6-8 weeks: Normal is telative and you will have anew normal! should be close to six weeks from surgical sites etc your weight adjustment, diet, nutrition, vit ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Joseph Mele
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Congratulations : Congratulations on your massive weight loss. After bariatric surgery, the currently recommended waiting period before having a lower body lift, or oth ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Possible reflux: Many gastric bypass patients experience alteration in GI emptying due to their new surgical connections. When ingested food then regurgitates or reflu ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
33 years experience General Surgery
No: You won't harm yourself with charcoal. The gas may be because you're unable to break down wheat. Try eliminating it completely ... Be careful to rea ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes possible: by Herculian effort , due to small pouch need extra measures specially made food containing high protein diet vitamins minerals etc You must see nut ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Options: Probably theist popular weight loss operation at the moment is a sleeve gastrectomy. Its not really less invasive, but has less potential for long ter ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Welle
16 years experience Bariatrics
Protein?: Adding a biotin supplement can help your hair come back. But unlikely was your hair loss due to a lack of biotin. More commonly it is due to insuffici ... Read More
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