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Can You Drink Alcoholic Drinks After Gastric Bypass
I need some answers about current symptoms I am having. I am a recovering alcoholic. I have only been sober for 11 days. I also had a gastric bypass in 2004. I was drinking a 5 liter box of wine a day and prior i was drinking vodka. Within the last 4
There is no ?: Unfortunately, both in the posting of questions and in our answers, we are limited to the space of a tweet. You need to find a shorter way to express yourself in asking a question. Am glad to hear you are working a program and have had 11 24 hours of sobriety. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very little: You may drink some non-carbonated alcohol. The absorption is rapid and effect is quick. There is some data that a small percentage might fall into alcohol abuse, since they get rapidly intoxicated, then quickly sober, then drink again, chasing the quick "high". Best to keep verylimited, like one half glass of wine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May seem ok but not!: Following bariatric surgery, the risks of drinking alcohol include interference with the healing from the surgery as well as developing alcohol dependence. Check the following article: http://www.Ehow.Com/about_5389845_drinking-after-having-gastric-bypass.Html for more information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Gastric bypass: Yes, though i strongly encourage my patients to give up caffeinated beverages. ...Read more
Gastric bypass and alcohol. Lifetime of obesity. Qualify but dr says I have to be 6 months sober. Why? Is this a standard or should seek 2nd opinion.
Bypass & Alcohol: There is significant evidence that those who drink after bypass are much more likely to die, to be alcoholic or to have more significant consequences. Your doctor is trying to save your life. I would take their suggestion and be grateful for it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Alcohol ; bypass: You can have alcohol after a bypass but in moderation. Keep in mind that sweet drinks can cause dumping syndrome. Also, your tolerance will be much less than before so be careful. Lastly, alcoholic drinks (like beer and wine) can contain a lot of calories and you can gain weight from drinking too much. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosed me with bile induced gastritis. Wants to do a gastric bypass. In my 40's,(5'4", 203), but isn't there a less invasive answer?
Options: Probably theist popular weight loss operation at the moment is a sleeve gastrectomy. Its not really less invasive, but has less potential for long term side effects. There are also some newer endoscopic therapies, but they are not so effective. Ask your doctor if a consultation with a Bariatric surgeon is appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more
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