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A 37-year-old male asked:

What steps should i be following directly (3 weeks) after my gastric bypass surgery? the hospital doctors have to me so little, i'm relying on google

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Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 33 years experience
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 with follow up appointment. Basically small meals and hydrate until you can get in with your surgeon.
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