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A 20-year-old male asked:

I suppose to advance my diet to soft foods now, but i cannot eat much at all. 2 weeks post vsg. worry for malnutrition. no appetite. some liquids only?

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Dr. Mohammed Parvez
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Diet: Take small amount of food but frequently, like every 2 hours. Then advance the diet from liquid to solid, as tolerated.
Dr. Andrew Kramer
General Surgery 35 years experience
Full liquids: Go with a full liquid diet for the time being. Check with a dietician for the details. If you can get by with that for a week or two you may be able to advance to soft diet.

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Last updated Feb 27, 2017

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