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A 19-year-old female asked:

Need your opinions pls. im 100 pounds over weight. obgyn suggested gastric sleeve.. have pcos (very hard to loose weight) down 7lbs-3wks on my own??

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Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bariatric surgeon: When weight loss surgery is discussed, a weight loss surgery center should be consulted as well as the health plan. Weight loss is a coordinated effort that involves dietary counseling, attempt to intentionally loose weight, and then bariatric surgery, plus follow up to help with maintaining the life style changes that are required to prevent gaining weight again.

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