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Is it possible to get pregnant after weight loss surgery?

Is it possible to get pregnant after weight loss surgery?

Yes: Yes. Usually it may actually be easier to become pregnant after you lose the weight and your cycles become more regular. So be sure to plan for birth control if you have had problems with irregular cycles before your surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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Weight Loss Surgery (Definition)

Surgical procedures for obesity may be appropriate for some dangerously obese people, and they may reduce heart problems and many of the risks associated with obesity. These risks include high blood pressure, sleep apnea, and diabetes. In fact, surgery provides much greater control of weight and diabetes than nonsurgical weight-loss methods. Studies are reporting significant reductions in diabetes, and the need for diabetic medications, after surgery. Other medical conditions that often improve after surgery include heartburn, arthritis, and other joint and circulation problems. The care of patients undergoing bariatric surgery, before and after surgery, requires specialized expertise and facilities. Studies have shown that the likelihood of complications is significantly associated with the experience of the surgeon and staff. Bariatric surgeries produce weight loss through one of two approaches: * Restrictive Banding Procedures. These procedures restrict the amount of food by closing off parts of the stomach with bands. * Malabsorptive Bypass Procedures. This approach restricts the amount of food and also reduces absorption by using a bypass of parts of the intestine. The malabsorptive procedures are more successful in achieving weight loss than the banding approach, but they carry a greater ...Read more


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Is it possible to lose weight after pregnancy?

Is it possible to lose  weight after pregnancy?

One pound at a time.: Breast feeding can help to burn calories. Your calorie expenditure will need to exceed calorie consumption. Healthy nutrition choices and physical activity will go a long way. But you don't have to rush, your body has just been through a lot. ...Read more

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Is it possible to still get pregnant after liposuction?

Is it possible to still get pregnant after liposuction?

Absolutely!: Liposuction removes fat, not fertility! but it can give you a more attractive appearance, so watch out! ...Read more

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When would it be safe to resume a weight loss diet after surgery?

When would it be safe to resume a weight loss diet after surgery?

Diet after surgery: Well, i don't recommend dieting for any of my weight loss surgery patients. What I do preach, is to adopt a healthier lifestyle. Eat normal food, but learn what foods are bad for you. Avoid bread, rice, pasta, tortillas, soda, sweet desserts, etc. Try to eat lean protein, vegetables, fruits. Also remember to exercise. Just be smart with your food choices, but don't "diet.". ...Read more

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Is it possible to lose weight while pregnant?

Is it possible to lose weight while pregnant?

Although it may be: Possible - that doesn't mean that is advisable. This is not the right time to plan a weight loss program. ...Read more

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How possible is it to gain weight after a diet?

How possible is it to gain weight after a diet?

Very possible: Especially if you lost weight rapidly with loss of significant muscle mass. Unhealthy approach to weight loss can actually decrease your metabolic rate. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to loose my normal weight after doing abortion?

Is it possible for me to loose my normal weight after doing abortion?

Weight loss: The abortion procedure (medical or surgical) will not produce weight loss for patients less than 12 weeks gestation. For procedures greater than that gestation there is a weight loss of 4 to 5 lbs. of fluid. If obesity was present at the time of pregnancy, then a diet and exercise program can be initiated after the abortion procedure check up at 2 weeks. ...Read more

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How simple is it to lose weight after pregnancy?

How simple is it to lose weight after pregnancy?

It may be more of a: challenge due to consistent needs of taking care of an infant and sleepless nights. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pregnant without losing virginity..?

Is it possible to get pregnant without losing virginity..?

Yes: The sperm in semen can travel even if not directly deposited in the vagina. If your partner ejaculates around you vulva it is possible to get pregnant although very unlikely. ...Read more

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Is it possible to start loosing weight a year after exposure to HIV?

Is it possible to start loosing weight a year after exposure to HIV?

Possible but unlikel: Anybody with HIV disease can lose weight, but one year is much sooner than usual. However, if you think you were exposed a year ago (or any other time) and have not been tested for HIV since then, do it now. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it safe to lose weight during pregnancy ?if so, then what should I do to lose weight.29wks pregnant.had em c/s due to CPD in first pregnancy.

Is it safe to lose weight during pregnancy ?if so, then what should I do to lose weight.29wks pregnant.had em c/s due to CPD in first pregnancy.

Weight loss: It is not a good idea to try to lose weight in pregnancy. Eat a healthy balanced diet, that is is good for you and the fetus. Losing weight will not prevent cpd. ...Read more

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How much weight is it possible to lose in 16 weeks?

How much weight is it possible to lose in 16 weeks?

Dangerous question: Are you extremly overweight? Are you healthy. Please see your family physician so they can go over your overall health and then evalute what is a safe plan to lose weight in a way that is benificial to you. ...Read more

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How soon after a c-section is it possible to get pregnant agian?

How soon after a c-section is it possible to get pregnant agian?

Once you ovulate: You will be fertile again once you ovulate. The mode of delivery (cesarean vs. Vaginal) will play little role in the return of fertility. You should take precautions against unwanted conception and avoid intercourse until cleared by your ob. ...Read more

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Is it possible to gain height after age of 19 and if possible then how?

Is it possible to gain height after age of 19 and if possible then how?

May be too late but: I am sorry to tell you that most men stop growing around age 18- but occasionally some will grow until age 21 or so. Taking measures to increase your production of growth hormone might help, but if your growth plates have closed (like most 19 yo's) then you've reached your max. See "http://www.Thebodywellusa.Com/blog/dr-mike-carraghers-top-10-ways-to-increase-your-human-growth-hormone-hgh-levels". ...Read more

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Is it possible to get diabetes after pregnancy?

Is it possible to get diabetes after pregnancy?

yes: Gestational diabetes can occur, which predisposes the fetus to abnormalities such as very high birth weights. This often improves in the mother following delivery. ...Read more

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Is it hard to lose weight after a c-section?

Is it hard to lose weight after a c-section?

A little harder: Most women are less active because of the postoperative pain. They catch up pretty quickly, especially if they breast feed. ...Read more

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How to lose 10 pounds in a week? Is this even possible?

How to lose 10 pounds in a week? Is this even possible?

For most people, : That would be more rapid than is desirable health -wise. If may be ok for someone who is extremely overweight. A goal of 1 to 2 pounds per week - is healthy ; attainable for most. ...Read more

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Would it be very likely for a pregnant woman to lose weight without hurting the baby?

Would it be very likely for a pregnant woman to lose weight without hurting the baby?

Tricky: See during pregnancy your daily caloric requirements increase because the baby is getting nutrition from your body. If you try to loose weight by compromising your diet that will directly effect the baby, yes what you should do is that eat a healthy balanced diet and do exercise daily like brisk walking etc. After the baby is born breast feeding helps loose weight. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
2,024 doctors shared insights

Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more