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Hi i've had gastric bypass surgery 3 years ago and i stopped losing weight 1 year after the surgery... i'm still not happy with my weight what to do?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Bypass surgery: To have successful variant roc surgery one must include significant life changes to include exercise, limiting calories--especially sugars and other carbohydrates. One must have a psychic change where food plays less of an emotional role. And, you must eat slowly and may i repeat, limit your calories!
Dr. Alexander Barkan
General Surgery 24 years experience
Gastric bypass: Depends on what kind of bypass you had? Small pouch? 150cm jejunal bypass? But either way should see surgeon and get evaluation including. Upper GI and endoscopy to look at opening between pouch and jejunum. Also how are your eating habits have you liberalized what you eat or do you adhere to the strict diet your were on when you just got surgery? And finally you may qualify for do over surgery.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Dietitian: Meet with your dietitian, who can assess the potential reasons for your plateau and get you back on track. Are you exercising? If not, you should be.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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