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6 Years Post Gastric Bypass Weight Gain
Considering gastric sleeve surgery after years of failed dieting. 34 yrs old, 5'4 290lbs. What's the success rate for keeping weight off?
44yrs old female,is it normal to lose weight approx 9 to 10 kg 6 mths post microdiscectomy surgery?
Had gastric bypass 12 yrsago. Lost 130#. Gains about 95 back. Would weight watchers work for me. . Can't afford a revision.?
Absolutely : Yes weight watchers, jenny craig or any of the other weight loss programs would work. It would certainly help if you worked closely with a nutritionist and a trainer at te gym. You proved to yourself already that when you had the right tool and you used it, you lost weight. You simply need to use a new tool to help yourself in the right direction. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Both similar: The sleeve and bypass work in almost all patients. Our experience is to expect about an 80% excess body weight loss with the bypass and 70% with the sleeve. So if you weigh 250 and you are supposed to weigh 150, then you have an excess weight of 100 lbs. Most patients make their decision based on side effects or risks. Both are great. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Gastric bypass: Very effective. In fact, it is the most effective weight loss operation when compared to the lap band and sleeve gastrectomy. In addition, it has nearly a 90% cure rate for type 2 diabetes. Most people lose between 65-70% of their excess body weight. So if you are 100lbs overweight, that's about 65-70lbs of weight loss at a year to 18 months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
38 yo two years after successful bariatric gastric sleeve surgery experiencing rapid hair loss. What do I do?
Had rny gastric bp. Lost 90 but my weight goal was 150. 2009 weight 330. Todays weight 240 2013. Cant loose more weight any suggestion? Help please
Increase metabolism: Excercise. Walk 30 minutes 5 days per week at a minimum and relook at the sources of calories. Some have succeeded with programs such as medifast. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Would a tortuous thoracic aorta prevent me from having vertical gastric sleeve surgery for weight loss ?
Friend had gastric sleeve 6 years ago. Lost 130 lbs but is regaining. 5'5, 250 lbs now. Her surgeon suggests revision. Are revisions successful?
Complication rate: Both the short and long term complication rate is much higher for a duodenal switch. ...Read more
I'm currently 17 years old doing weight watchers. I weigh 241.6 lbs. Will weight watchers work for me?
Usually: No diet program works for everyone but weightwatcher has a good record. However without regular exercise (including weight-training), the chances for you to maintain long-term weight loss is not good even if you had great success initially. One cannot diet forever. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mi height is 5.7 inch n weight 42kg n age 20 years.Plz guide to gain weight .I hav sme weight past 6 years?
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... ...Read more
Not very: You may be a good candidate for a body lift or a tummy tuck, maybe even arm skin tightening. After losing massive weight, your skin is left loose. Additional liposuction may even make this worse. Skin will not shrink up unfortunately and needs to be surgically tightened up. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I'm 42 years old male diabetic patient in 10 years. my weight 57kg height166 cm. i need weight gain 6 to10 kgs.glucose under control. ple. ur opinion.
BMI: Your BMI calculates out as 20.7 which is in the normal healthy range. There is no clinical reason in the information given that you need to intentionally gain weight. It is also possible that a weight gain would decrease the control you have on your sugars. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unexplained weight loss of 58 pounds in 3 years. Drs found giardia. Able to gain weight when treated. Then lost weight again. No more giardias.
Weight Loss: I understand your distress. Commend yourself for concern about Health, Your weight is affected by your calorie intake, nutrient absorption, activity level and overall health. See a Physician for possible diagnosis of Coeliac Disease, Crohn’s Disease, Peptic Ulcer, Ulcerative Colitis, Hyperthyroidism; and have treatment. See a Psychiatrist for Therapy and Medication for depression. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stop weight loss: Usually, weight loss tapers off and stops around a year to a year and a half after bypass surgery. If you are under a year out from surgery, i wouldn't worry about it. If you are several years out, make sure you eat enough food everyday. Some surgeons bypass too much of your intestinal tract and that can cause excessive weight loss. That can be fixed surgically. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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