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Good Breakfast Ideas For After Gastric Bypass Surgery
Stop before surgery: Coumadin should be discontinued for 4-5 days before a surgical procedure to avoid excessive surgical bleeding. It takes that long for the effects to wear off. For patients on coumadin because of a mechanical heart valve, some form of heparin is sometimes prescribed for a day or two before the surgery and then stopped (heparin is stopped closer to surgery because its effects don't last as long.) ...Read more
How can I tighten up loose skin? I had gastric bypass surgery last year and lost 130 pounds. I have lots of loose skin and have not been able to get rid of it. Any ideas short of surgery to remove it? Exercising has not helped.
Massive weight loss: Really the only way to successfully eliminate the hanging fat that remains after massive weight loss is surgery. Surgery to remove this skin will help improve appearance, clothing fit, body contour, and hygiene as well. The trade off are scars but those can often be hidden by undergarments/swimwear, etc and for many patients the tradeoff is worth it. Well done! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When will i be a good candidate for a lower body lift? After having gastric bypass surgery four months ago, i lost 100 pounds.
When will i be a good candidate for a lower body lift? After having gastric bypass surgery four months ago, i lost 100 pounds. I now have loose skin in my midsection that i would like to have removed through a lower body lift procedure. Am i a good candid
Yes : Yes you are a good candidate assuming your overall medical condition is good.But as long as you are still losing weight i would wait till your weight has stabilized.That's when i would consider doing the surgery.Congratulations on your taking charge of your life. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Operations: In terms of ultimate weight loss, the bypass would be #1 followed closely by sleeve. The band would be a distant third. For fixing problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, the ranking is the same. Sleeves are a good option for someone without diabetes or heartburn. If you have those problems or have a bmi over 50, the bypass is a better option. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Candidate for bypass: For either band, bypass, or sleeve: 80-100 pounds overweight. Gastric bypass is preferable when there is significant heartburn (reflux), diabetics on insulin, or severe obesity (bmi > 50). The sleeve and band are generally avoided with significant heartburn problems. All procedures can really help with joint problems, hypertension, high cholesterol. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I Had Gastric Bypass Surgery Rny and I'm having constipation problems my surgeon told me I could use stool softener I don't know witch one is good?
2-4 pounds per week: Weight loss after gastric bypass surgery varies depending on your starting weight, where you carry your weight (abdomen versus lower body), how well you stick to your dietary regimen, whether you drink liquid calories (except for protein shakes!), and your other illnesses that may limit your exercise. Higher weight loss is seen in those that exercise, follow their diet, and see their surgeon! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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