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After bariatric surgery can you eat fruits?

After bariatric surgery can you eat fruits?

Post Bariatric: Yes. Of course. The only thing is that you will be limited in the amount of food you can eat at any given time. ...Read more

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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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Soft foods diet after colon open surgery?

Soft foods diet after colon open surgery?

Maybe: I usually have my patients in regular diet before they leave the hospital. By the time the food transits into colon it is digested anyway and mechanical soft diet won't matter. ...Read more

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What to eat after gallbladder removal surgery?

What to eat after gallbladder removal surgery?

Healthy: Though many patients don't have much problem with their usual diet after gb surgery, many found themselves intolerant of certain foods (fried, rich food...), with varying symptoms (bloating, loose bm, flatulence...). Take the opportunity to adopt a more healthy dietary selection. ...Read more

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What foods to eat after gallbladder removal?

What foods to eat after gallbladder removal?

Healthy foods: Previously you may be getting gb attacks with fried food , now you no longer will get. With or without , gb should be eating lots of fresh vegetables, fruits, less red meats , more fish and required vitamins and minerals , plenty of exercise , and you feel good. ...Read more

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Can you avoid complications after gastric bypass surgery?

Can you avoid complications after gastric bypass surgery?

Nothing's perfect.: You can minimize the chances of surgery by picking an experienced surgeon and losing weight before your operation as best you can. But surgery is imperfect and you can't completely eliminate risk. ...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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Constipation after surgery?

Constipation after surgery?

Depends on severity: After abdominal surgery or just general anesthesia, the intestinal tract tends to be lethargic - called post-operative ileus. It typically takes only 3-5 days to begin passing gas (farting) and having bowel movements again. Other problems like bowel obstruction may intervene. Being as active as possible, perhaps using a rectal suppository and, if permitted by your physician, a laxative, may help. ...Read more

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After surgery what fluids or foods should I cosume ?

After surgery what fluids or foods should I cosume ?

Can't answer the: Question without knowing more about what type of surgery you're talking about! ...Read more

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When can I eat solid foods after getting 3 wisdom teeth extracted? I had the surgery 5 days ago

When can I eat solid foods after getting 3 wisdom teeth extracted? I had the surgery 5 days ago

Wisdom tooth healing: Nutrition is important in the healing process. You should be able to eat soft foods by now. Gradually build up to regular foods as you can tolerate chewing. If you have concerns about your healing please contact the extracting dentist,. ...Read more

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When to remove sutures after abdominal surgery?

When to remove sutures after abdominal surgery?

Abdominal Sutures: After abdominal surgery, many surgeons will remove the skin sutures (or skin staples) after about 7 days. Many times, after they remove these sutures, they might place small tapes, or steri-strips, across the skin edges, to further reenforce the wound for a few more days. ...Read more

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What are activity restrictions after ecce cataract surgery done with stitches?

What are activity restrictions after ecce cataract surgery done with stitches?

After Cataract Surg: After Small Incision Cataract Surgery, most eyeMD still recommend no bending, lifting heavy things, straining for at least 3-5 days with shield on at night time/when sleeping; no swimming with eyes open under water as well. If you had an ECCE, most extend this to 7-10days depending if there is no wound leak at the suture site. Your MD should be able to tell you when you can lift these restrictions ...Read more

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When can i fly after laparoscopic gallbladder surgery ?

When can i fly after laparoscopic gallbladder surgery ?

Probably yes: Almost all of the gas in the abdomen disappears within 24 hours of the surgery. If your abdomen remains tight and distended (enlarged) I might wait a few days until it resumes a more normal size. A week out from surgery there will not be a problem. Only concern is that you might be flying somewhere remote where there isn't adequate medical care if a problem develops. ...Read more

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After how many hours should I eat fruits after lunch ?

After how many hours should I eat fruits after lunch ?

What?: Why do you feel it is necessary to schedule your intake of fruit? Please enjoy liberally fresh fruits and vegetables at any time of the day! Bon appetit-- ...Read more

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How long till I can start eating small particle foods (ie: Rice, Oatmeal, etc) after having bilateral wisdom teeth removal?

How long till I can start eating small particle foods (ie: Rice, Oatmeal, etc) after having bilateral wisdom teeth removal?

Good post extraction: i would follow your doctors written post op instructions which you should have received at the appt to remove your wisdom teeth. Generally we recommend waiting 3-5 days before eating anything that is not very soft. Also remember no smoking and avoid drinking through straws. ...Read more

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Can I continue smoking after bariatric surgery?

Can I continue smoking after bariatric surgery?

No.: Shouldn't have been smoking before Bariatric surgery. Take the opportunity to do something else healthy for yourself and quit smoking. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol after bariatric surgery?

Can I drink alcohol after bariatric surgery?

No alcohol for 1 yr: Unfortunately with weight loss surgery, you become very sensitive to alcohol. It is due to the fact that your body surface area is much smaller plus your liver becomes much more sensitive to alcohol. So any kind of alcohol intake can be dangerous. I usually recommend that the patient wait at least 1 year before drinking any alcohol. Also alcohol has a lot of empty calories. ...Read more

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What will happen after bariatric surgery?

You'll lose weight.: Hopefully. You'll follow a prudent weight loss diet and exercise regimen. You'll supplement vitamins. You'll consult regularly with a Dietitian. You'll get blood tests to make sure you're nutritionally optimized. ...Read more

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