Can my wife still have a baby after gastric bypass surgery?

Yes, even safer. Pregnancy is perfectly safe after gastric bypass. In fact, many obese women have trouble getting pregnant until gastric bypass. Fertility improves almost immediately. Usually best to wait 6 months to get pregnant after bypass since losing weight so fast. I helped write an article about the safety here: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/m/pubmed/17161090/.

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Wife had gastric bypass surgery experiencing pain under left breast is that where the new pouch?

See answer. Under the left breast is where our stomachs are located. Have her call her surgeon, or at the lsaet her primary dr. To give more history and detail of the pain, etc. Depending on the time frame of when her bypass surgery was, other existing factors/symptoms, etc, will all play a role in how this is treated. Good luck. Read more...

Tips on caring for my baby after gastric bypass surgery?

Only . Precaution i can give is to avoid any heavy lifting or straining for 6 weeks after surgery. Otherwise enjoy your baby. Read more...

When after having a baby can someone undergo gastric bypass surgery or lap band surgery?

3 Months. But why? Diet, exercize, push the baby carriage, avoid significant risks and high return rate? Read more...
Band after baby. There is no absolute rule of thumb on this, but i would wait at least 6 months for your body to recover and get back to pre-pregnancy weight before having surgery. Also, taking care of a newborn is a lot of work and you probably want things settle down a bit because you won't want to be up all night with the baby during the first week after surgery. Read more...

If it's true that patient stops losing weight after one year of gastric bypass surgery, can she still lose weight with diet and simple sports?

Yes. Diet and exercise are the mainstay for weight loss. As long as the balance of calories in vs calories out is negative, then there will be weight loss. A gastric bypass surgery is only a tool to jumpstart a weight loss program. Any tool can be beaten. Continue for a lifetime with prudent, low-carb diet and daily exercise for ongoing weight loss and weight maintenance. Read more...

Can I have gastric bypass surgery? I'm a 19 year old male who weighs about 168 and is about 5'3. I want to weigh about 140. I was always overweight as a child. The highest I ever weighed was 190. In my second year of college when I suddenly reaalized that

Gastric . Gastric bypass surgery is meant for morbidly obese people with several comorbidities. Prior to being considered for this extensive surgery, you will have to show a record of efforts you have taken to lose weight such as an exercise regimen, diet plan. This is largely because gastric bypass surgery also comes with major risks. Indeed, you may be overwieght, but it is apparent that you have the ability to lose weight. If you are suffering from other health issues like diabetes, cardiac issues or back problems start taking the necessary steps to lose weight. You are also still young, you are not heavy enough for the surgery. You are not an ideal candidate. Talk to your doctor about healthy lifestyles and work out regimens. Read more...
I would hope not. You should try to stop sugar, carbs, increase your water..Cardio exercise..Eat more vegs , and protein..You can find more ideas on www.Weighstation.Net. Read more...

Can you avoid complications after gastric bypass surgery?

Bariatric surgery. Make sure that you are involved with a surgeon that runs a comprehensive program where patients are followed carefully. Ask to work with a nutritionist and or dietician before and after the procedure. There are many potential nutritional consequences of these bariatric surgical procedures. Read more...
Details for safety. Tips to avoid complications after bypass: choose quality doc + 1. Walk early to avoid leg clots. Use blood thinner and leg pumps to avoid clots (when indicated) 2. Antibiotics in or. 3. Test and treat sleep apnea before and after surgery. 4. Get cardiac clearance if indicated. 5. Test for h pylori in stomach to avoid ulcers. No tobacco to avoid ulcers. 6. Use pain catheters. 7. Test vit d levels. Read more...
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...

Do foods actually taste different to a person after gastric bypass surgery?

Preferences change. The taste of food is not different. However, food preferences do sometimes change. Some people don't crave fatty foods the same. Hunger is decreased consistently. Read more...
Some say yes. I have patients tell me frequently that things that uses to taste good before surgery no longer do. Some say things actually taste different. I agree it is probably more a different preference. Read more...