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what can i eat on a clear liquid diet after lap band surgery

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Dr. Richard Pollard
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Nothing: Your anesthesiologist will request that you do not eat anything at least 6 hours before your surgery. I would suspect your surgeon will ask you to swi ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joan Kinlan
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Need new surgery.: Sometimes the lap band breaks and if you're eating a lot it won't work. Lap band surgery is only part of the treatment. You need to continue to get ps ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Denk
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No: If you are having stomach problems after your lap-band you should see your bariatric surgeon to find out what the problem is. Stomach problems includi ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welle
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Not uncommon: Pain at the incision sites is normal and usually gets better in a few days. Sometimes when we close those incisions a nerve can get trapped in the sti ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: This Q has been longstanding with no answering. Despite not an expert in bariatrics, based on my lifelong digestion of medical knowledge coupled with ... Read More
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Dr. George T Tsai
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Mostly general: Most bariatric surgeries need general anesthesia to ensure skeletal relaxation - required for surgical precision.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
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No: No one size fits all here. Lap band is adjustable and reversible but it does not work for some patients and complications do arise at times to requir ... Read More
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Dr. David Yan
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No: A high hba1c is more indicative that your blood sugar is not well controlled. You should talk to you medical doctor or your endocrinologist to help yo ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
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Yes: Gastric band and lap band are the same thing. There are two companies that make the band ethicon and allergen. Ethic on makes the realize band and all ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zeenat Hasan
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Sleeve is better IMO: Lap band entails putting a silicone ring that is slowly inflated to cinch up the top of the stomach so you can't eat as much. It doesn't have as great ... Read More

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