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900 Pound Woman Gets Gastric Bypass
Are there new recommendations on how many grams fats, carbs, protein and calories should be consumed daily, for post gastric bypass patients? I'm 9 years out and want to start tracking my intake again. I've gained nearly 30 pounds back. I'm female, 53 yea
Depends on Weight: This depends on the starting weight of the patient. At 24, you skin is definitely more elastic than a 60 y.o., and some of it will retract back to "normal". But ultimately it depends on the size of the person before the bypass, and the weight lost after. The more the skin is stretched before the surgery, and the more weight loss, the more skin will sag. ...Read more
Am I a good candidate for gastric bypass . I'm a 36 ye old woman 5'2 225 lbs that makes my BMI just over 40 If I'm correct.
Lifestyle : Your lifestyle change could give you the wight loss withou the risks of surgery. ...Read more
Bypass & pregnant: Yes. A woman can safely go through a pregnancy after having a gastric bypass. It is recommended to wait at least a year after having the bypass before getting pregnant. You must take prenatal vitamins on top of the vitamins you would take for the bypass to ensure that a nutritional deficiency doesn't develop. ...Read more
I am a 28yo woman, 2yr.Post op gastric bypass. I am often nauseas & go days vomiting keeping.Only liquids down.What could be the cause? Dr says im fine
Possible stricture: If the nausea and vomiting have been occuring since surgery it may be your gastric pouch was made to small. If the symptoms are more recent, there is the possibility of an anastomotic stricture or marginal ulceration. Evaluation of the bypass anatomy with an upper endoscopy or an UGI study would be appropriate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had gastric bypass in 05 and I have developed a vitamin defficiency. Taking 975 mg fe. What is normal daily dose of vitamin d for grown woman?
Vitamin D: For my gastric bypass patients with a vitamin d deficiency, if their level is greater than 20ng/ml i usually give them 1000 international units per day, and sometimes 5000 iu a day. If their level is below 20ng/ml, i give them a prescription for high dose vitamin d. 50, 000iu once a week for 6 weeks in addition to 1000iu daily. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Like to lose 50 pounds. I was told they would do the band on me, but not gastric bypass. Why one and not the other?
Lap band: There are a lot of factors that go into selecting which operation is ideal for a patient and not enough room to answer that here. Bands are often selected in people who have less weight to lose, who are volume eaters, and are not sweet eaters. I'd be happy to discuss this further with you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I work 6days a week i had a gastric bypass but maintaing i need to tighten up what do you think plus women cycle?
Not clear: Ask the question clearer i don't understand what you are asking. ...Read more
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