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Will I be able to take oral contraception after bariatric surgery?

Will I be able to take oral contraception  after bariatric surgery?

Yes: Unless there is a complication causing poor absorption from your intestines, you can use birth control pills. Just be sure to ask your surgeon. Also consider more effective methods such as iuds, or if you've completed your family then permanent contraception like hysteroscopic sterilization (essure) or vasectomy for your partner. ...Read more

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Dr. Kenneth Foreman
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Bariatrics (Definition)

Bariatrics is the field of medicine dedicated to the study and management of obesity. Medical and surgical weight loss, treatment options, clinical research in obesity, and the general medical care of hospital patients who are severely overweight are all covered in this field. Almost a third of american patients suffer from obesity defined as a body mass index ...Read more


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Why need fat people be able to lose 100+ lbs to qualify for bariatric surgery?

Why need fat people be able to lose 100+ lbs to qualify for bariatric surgery?

Know your options: It is ideal to start losing weight before surgery - helps to wake up your metabolism and improve your overall conditioning. However, for some super obese individual, it is not likely to happen. Work closely with your program coordinator/director to figure out what works - you need to continue the good habit after surgery. Consider a 2nd opinion if you can't advance in your current program. ...Read more

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Will grandfathered insurance plans be able to continue enforcing lifetime limits?

Will grandfathered insurance  plans be able to continue enforcing lifetime limits?

Insurance : This is a contract between you and your carrier, you can call and discussed this with your carrier. If you don't feel like you don't get the correct answer call the insurance commissioner. ...Read more

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All natural hospital birth, will i be able to deny vaccines?

Sure but.....: You certainly maay, but why in heavens name would you want to deny yourself or your baby a safe , effective insurance policy against life-threatening diseases.Seems like a poor gambleif you have doen "research", make sure to be fair and study why these should be done.A fair look at the facts leads to vaccination being a good thing. ...Read more

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Tubal ligation.What is required to do in-vitro physically&financially?How do people pay? Finance? Up front? Pay plan through clinic? Same ?S reversal?

Tubal ligation.What is required to do in-vitro physically&financially?How do people pay? Finance? Up front? Pay plan through clinic? Same ?S reversal?

Reversal vs IVF: Depending how menu children you desire. Procedures are not covered by insurance. Cost for ivf varies from clinic to clinic. Some clinics have payment plan. Cost is $7000 to 10.000 per cycle . Reversal is less expensive in the long run. Cost varies from $5000 to to $8000 and is one time expense. A hope around. Always ask for success rate of the facilities (take home babies) good luck. ...Read more

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How to convince a doctor to perform essure sterilization?

How to convince a doctor to perform essure sterilization?

Just ask : Essure is a simple and easy method to prevent unplanned pregnancy, I see you are in Chicago, you should no problems finding an experienced OBgyn who would be happy to perform this procedure for you. ...Read more

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When after major weight loss should you give your skin to firm up before resorting to plastic surgery?

When after major weight loss should you give your skin to firm up before resorting to plastic surgery?

Depends: The answer will be different for different types of skin and the inherent "quality" of the skin. The amount of weight loss may be a factor. Age plays a role as well. Best to get an exam and consultation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Will i be able to loose weight after laproscopy for pcos?

Will i be able to loose weight after laproscopy for pcos?

Yes: However it will not be easy. You have to make sure you are doing everything that you can to improve your diet and increase your metabolism. Getting as much exercise as possible (both cardiovascular and strength training too) and closely monitoring your daily calories. Make sure you are on metformin if you can tolerate it your doctor agrees. Also check your hormone levels. www.hormonedoctor.com. ...Read more

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After an implanon procedure done will you be able to sleep on that same arm?

After an implanon procedure done will you be able to sleep on that same arm?

If done well: If this is placed correctly it should not interfere with sleep due to the rod implantation. The Implanon can cause hormone imbalances which may interfere with sleep long term due to that as it is a synthetic progestin only method of birth control. Balanced methods like pills are better with hormonal changes. ...Read more

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Do teens get free access to abortion pills?

Do teens get free access to abortion pills?

Yes,butF/U is recom: Teens can access emergency contraception over the counter as Plan B in some states and at some planned parenthood clinics. Follow up with a provider is always recommended and encouraged to make sure the medication was effective and that you are still not pregnant. Taking this medication unsupervised is not always a safe alternative. Please see a provider! ...Read more

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How will I be able to afford my sex change operation? Shouldnt the government pay part?

How will I be able to afford my sex change operation? Shouldnt the government pay part?

Choice: No the government should not it is considered cosmetic it is a staged procedure. Any questions call dr gilbert at 757-274-4000. ...Read more

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How soon after a fundopliction operation will i be able to eat properly again?

How soon after a fundopliction operation will i be able to eat properly again?

Talk with surgeon: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Need to decide on whom will do dental implants--my prosthodontist, periodontist or oral surgeon. How can a patient reliably choose?

Need to decide on whom will do dental implants--my prosthodontist, periodontist or oral surgeon. How can a patient reliably choose?

All of them: I see it this way: you have an architect, an engineer and contractors, the architect ( Prosthodontist or general dentist) will design (the teeth), the engineer ( oral surgeon or periodontist) will evaluate the structure based on the plans submitted by the architect and place the implant accordingly the contractor ( dental technician) will finish the design. As you see this is a team effort. ...Read more

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How can I buy a policy to cover bariatric surgery indepedently?

How can I buy a policy to cover bariatric surgery indepedently?

Insurance policy: All insurance companies offer coverage for bariatric surgery. However, you have to select a specific plan that includes benefits for bariatric surgery. If your health insurance is provided to you by your employer, they may not elect to pay for bariatric surgery coverage. If you are buying your own policy, read the fine print to make sure it is covered. ...Read more

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When after ACL surgery will i be able to return to work?

When after ACL surgery will i be able to return to work?

Ask your surgeon...: For a copy of their protocol. This answer depends on several things: 1) surgical technique, 2) meniscal status, 3) quad control. 4) pain, 5) swelling 6) your occupation . Your therapist and surgeon will be able to help you figure out what is best for you. ...Read more

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How soon after shoulder stabilization surgery will i be able to return to active lifestyle (yoga)? Probability of dislocation post surgery?

How soon after shoulder stabilization surgery will i be able to return to active lifestyle (yoga)?  Probability of dislocation post surgery?

3 months.: You should be able to participate in full yoga activities by 3 months following surgery. Re-dislocation rates after surgery are generally less than 10%. ...Read more

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How long after double knee replacement surgery will I likely be released to be able to drive? I want to have realistic expectations.

How long after double knee replacement surgery will I likely be released to be able to drive? I want to have realistic expectations.

It vary: It depend on your general health and the out come of the surgery. Let us say you are generally good health and out come of the surgery is good i would say in about 3 month. Good luck. Thank you. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Contraception (Definition)

Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more


Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more