A 47-year-old female asked:
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had gastric bypass(roux n y) one of my drs put me on prednisone and now i am 186...just got taken off of it..can i get get weight back off?

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Dr. Ivan Ip
Dr. Ivan Ip answered
12 years experience Hospital-based practice
should be: Prednisone has been associated with wt gain. So now that you are off, you should be able to go back to your previous regimen/progress.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014
Dr. Gregg Nishi
21 years experience Bariatrics
steroids ; bypass: Yes, you can lose the weight again. It will be more difficult than losing weight initially after the bypass though. Also, it is good that you stopped Prednisone because steroids can increase your chances of gastric ulcers in your pouch.
Answered on Oct 3, 2017
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