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How long after getting a gastric bypass can I start eatin solid food again?

How long after getting a gastric bypass can I start eatin solid food again?

Follow your doctor: Please follow the advice of your surgeon. Your surgeon should dictate above the rest. Because there is no consensus. ...Read more

Dr. Gregg Nishi
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Gastric Bypass Surgery (Definition)

Gastric bypass surgery is a restrictive and malabsorptive procedure to help lose weight. Restrictive is in the fact that the stomach is down sized to a 2 oz pouch and malabsorptive is in bypassing part of the stomach and 100 to 150 cm of the small ...Read more


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Can i eat salads 5 weeks after gastric bypass surgery?

Can i eat salads 5 weeks after gastric bypass surgery?

Probably: Do not see any reason why not, but please check with your surgeon, who knows you well. ...Read more

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Can you eat a bagle after gastric bypass?

Can you eat a bagle after gastric bypass?

Bread is hard: To eat after any weight loss surgery unless it is toasted and crunchy. The doughy breads get stuck and do not go away quickly. Toasted breads with "melt" with saliva and, if it gets stuck, will eventually go away. Avoid raw bread, toast it. Really should limit bread intake though. Focus on hard, solid protein like fish and chicken. ...Read more

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How soon after sleeve bariatic surgery can you start eating regular food?

How soon after sleeve bariatic surgery can you start eating regular food?

Ask your surgeon: Please ask your surgeon about this -- s/he would be the best one to inform you. It's very important for your ongoing progress. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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What will exercise be like after gastric bypass?

What will exercise be like after gastric bypass?

Depends: If you mean immediately, it will more than likely uncomfortable. If you mean in the long run, then you may have issues with stamina, and there could be some minor discomfort. You should discuss this with your bariatric surgeon. Your nutrition will be in question for certain amounts of exercise. Perhaps you need to consult additionally, a nutritionist, sports trainer or sports doctor. Be caref. ...Read more

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Why can't you eat before a gastric emptying study?

Interfere: The goal the study is to assess the way your stomach empties. If you come to the test with food in your stomach it may interfere with the results. ...Read more

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Can i safely drink beer after a gastric bypass surgery?

Can i safely drink beer after a gastric bypass surgery?

Beer!: No, should not be drinking carbonated breverages because 1 you will feel uncomfortable from the gas and 2 they are empty calories that will make you regain weight. ...Read more

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I have stomach ulcers after gastric bypass and I have no desire to eat is that normal?

I have stomach ulcers after gastric bypass and I have no desire to eat is that normal?

No, but not uncommon: Follow up with surgeon. Tested for h .Pylori? Can cause ulcers. Marginal ulcers usually on the intestinal side of the anastomosis (seam) not rare. Needs follow up, especially if interfering with oral intake, or if vomiting ( a big deal). See your doc. ...Read more

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What food should I eat after getting over gastro?

What food should I eat after getting over gastro?

What you want: You should be able to eat whatever you want. Common sense would suggest avoiding really spicy foods for a few more days. Raw foods may be a bit harsh for now so steam or stir fry. Berries will be helpful as well. ...Read more

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Ate bacon and drank soda often after gastric bypass. Was I nutrient deficient?

Ate bacon and drank soda often after gastric bypass. Was I nutrient deficient?

What?? probably yes: Dear blake, i assume you have been seen and consulted with a nutritionist. Bariatric surgery is major surgery to hopefully help many chronic and sometimes severe medical - physicial conditions. Your digestive system has changed. I believe you have been given instructions on the specific foods/nutrients you need daily. Please review your instructions with your doctors/nutritionists they're to help. ...Read more

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What can I eat after a triple bypass?

What can I eat after a triple bypass?

Heart healthy: Your diet is designed to treat the atherosclerosis disease you have. This will consist of low fat, low salt diet with more fish and vegetables included. Also healthy lifestyle with more cardio exercise and no smoking. ...Read more

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I have food intolerance after gastric sleeve, what to do?

I have food intolerance after gastric sleeve, what to do?

Common result: This result should have been discussed with you prior to the surgery, as food intolerances are not uncommon after this type of surgery. Speak with the surgeon and a dietician well versed in post-bariatric surgery diets to find out what type of foods are best and worst for you, and how to best lose your weight without being miserable every time you eat. You can finds foods that you can tolerate. ...Read more

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20lbs weight loss 3mo post cholecystectomy no fried or fatty foods also I used to drink a lot of milk and eat pb regularly now I do not 6'4" 180lbs?

20lbs weight loss 3mo post cholecystectomy no fried or fatty foods also I used to drink a lot of milk and eat pb regularly now I do not 6'4" 180lbs?

Good: Now do regular exercises , eat healthy food with lots fresh votable salads you are going to feel good and will shed some some more pounds. ...Read more

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If stressed eating meal I get food blockage. After relax & regurgitate food I can finish meal. Is this spasm of skiatski ring Or barrats asophogus ?

If stressed eating meal I get food blockage. After relax & regurgitate food I can finish meal. Is this spasm of skiatski ring Or barrats asophogus ?

Stricture or hernia: Something is holding up your food. It may be a stricture related to previous inflammation or a hernia. It sounds like you need a scope to make a diagnosis and your eating more comfortable. All the best. ...Read more

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What should I eat the second week after gastric bypass?

Talk to your Surgeon: This is something that should be discussed with your surgeon. Some surgeons like to keep their patients on liquids for 2 to 3 weeks after their gastric bypass procedure whereas others will feed them small amount of solid foods a little sooner. It's important that you follow up with your surgeon and see what he recommends. ...Read more

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How long before i can eat regular foods after tonsillectomy?

How long before i can eat regular foods after tonsillectomy?

Any time you want: I tend to not restrict diet in any way. Some ents say to stick to a soft diet but that is more of an older way of thinking. If there was something more difficult with your surgery your doctor may give you specific instructions on what not to eat- obviously follow that. Be sure to stay hydrated. Beyond that, hot, cold, dairy, bubbly, juice, bread, chicken, pizza, you name it... Chow down. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat pickles while on a gastric bypass 2week pre op diet since it has no cals, carbs fats or surgar?

Ask your surgeon: It is probably ok to eat pickles 2 weeks prior to your bypass. However, every surgeon has their own protocol and sometimes can be very particular about it. It is better to ask your surgeon and be safe rather than risk having your surgery postponed because you were craving a pickle. ...Read more

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Had gastric bypass-gained half of weight list back, but I still can't eat normally, & I seldom get hungry. Can't eat meat or much fruit. Any thoughts?

Eat solids, no sips: Weight regain after bypass is usually due to eating foods that go down comfortably. There is a tendency to fall into a pattern o slider foods (soups), sipping with food, and snacks. In essence you are defeating the surgery to lose weight, you need to eat foods that pack the pouch (bread, chicken, etc) and fill you up. Don't drink with or after meals or you will wash food down. ...Read more

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Is there a OTC med that can decrease my appetite.. I want to lose weight badd. I was considering gastric bypas.. I eat more snack then food nvr thirst?

Try these: Talk to your dr first if over the counter diet pills are safe for you. You should have a normal baseline ekg and blood work- including a thyroid test before you take these drugs. You must have heard about green tea, relacore and lipozene drink lots of water before, during and after meals to curb your appetite cut back on the snacks eat less carbs, less soda, less pasta and eat more fruits & veggies. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

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