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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Hmmmmm?: That should have been made perfectly clear at the time of discharge from your surgery. That is a decision of the surgeon and could vary. Call the su ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
21 years experience Bariatrics
Gastric bypass: The the bypass is the gold standard for weight loss operations. It's been around for over 50 yrs and is a proven operation. It is the best in terms of ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Call your surgeon: Following up with your surgeon is really important. Okay to call for the follow up appointment. If you need to, okay to call the hospital to get help ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Little ones: You'll need to eat very small meals afterward or you'll 1) feel awful 2) stretch your stomach and not get the desired effect. You will receive detaile ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Education: Patients that undergo a weight reducing procedure, known as bariatric surgery, must undergo appropriate screening and preparation prior to surgery, in ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Carollo
30 years experience Cardiology
Gastric bypass: Talk to your doctor! Gastric bypass type procedures are very common these days and there are specialists in these types of procedures all over the cou ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Titus Duncan
42 years experience Bariatrics
Sometimes: A bariatric surgeon is usually a trained general surgeon who has had additional training in the field of bariatric surgery. This additional training ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Various ways: There are several techniques. Gastric sleeve is a less invasive band placed on the stomach. Bypass surgery could be a roux-en-y procedure to shrink th ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
21 years experience Bariatrics
Gastric bypass: Yes. It may not be the best choice for everyone, the the bypass is the gold standard for weight loss operations. It's been around for over 50 yrs and ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
21 years experience Bariatrics
Gastric bypass: The the bypass is the gold standard for weight loss operations. It's been around for over 50 yrs and is a proven operation. It is the best in terms of ... Read More

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