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How long after getting a gastric bypass can I start chewing again?

How long after getting a gastric bypass can I start chewing again?

Chewing?: After gastric bypass you are probably on a post bariatric diet. So you should be able to eat soft food three weeks after surgery and regular food a month after surgery. ...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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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

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How long do you have to wait after gastric bypass surgery to get reconstructive surgery?

How long do you have to wait after gastric bypass surgery to get reconstructive surgery?

Massive Weight Loss: From gastric bypass surgery will result in a remarkable change in your body. There will be excesses of skin everywhere as well as loss of breast volume. Much of this can be improved through plastic surgery but most plastic surgeons would like for you to recover at least a year from your surgery and to reach a plateau in your weight where you diet and exercise are maintaining you weight easily. ...Read more

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How long to heal after gastric bypass surgury for acid reflux disease?

How long to heal after gastric bypass surgury for acid reflux disease?

Gone in recov room: Acid reflux is virtually gone in the recovery room, since all acid and bile can no longer go up the esophagus. Some patients still have an irritated esophagus from prior acid reflux which must heal after the surgery. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take to recover from gastric bypass?

How long does it usually take  to recover from  gastric bypass?

A few months: Gastric bypass is a life altering operation and a patient may have an 80% recovery in 3 months but it may take over 6 months to reach a 90% recovery. However you must be aware that you may never be like you were before sugery, but that is the purpose ! you not only have to recover from the operation itself but must adjust to the anatomical and physiological changes that have occurred. ...Read more

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How long would recovery for laparoscopic gastric bypass take?

Recovery: Most of my patients are back to work in 2-3 weeks. No heavy lifting or strenuous activity for six weeks. ...Read more

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How long is recovery time for gastric bypass surgery?

How long is recovery time for gastric bypass surgery?

Recovery time: About 2 weeks before you would return to a desk job. No strenuous activity for about 6 weeks. After that you can do whatever you want. ...Read more

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How long should I wait before I will undergo a takedown surgery on gastric bypass surgery?

Rarely needed. : A takedown or reversal of a gastric bypass is feasible, but quite rare (only 1/1000). Usually, there is some other problem (gallstones, ulcer, obstruction) that can be fixed, rather than reversal. Even a temporary feeding tube for a few months would be preferable. ...Read more

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Gastric (Definition)

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