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Patients with gastric bypass can they gain weight back?
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Regaining weight frequently happens.
It used to be thought that it had to do with enlargement of the gastric pouch, but more recent studies suggest that it is related to a gradual widening of the gastrojejunal anastomosis (the joining between the stomach pouch and small intestine that is created).

In brief: Yes
Regaining weight frequently happens.
It used to be thought that it had to do with enlargement of the gastric pouch, but more recent studies suggest that it is related to a gradual widening of the gastrojejunal anastomosis (the joining between the stomach pouch and small intestine that is created).
Dr. Armando De la Cabada
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Dr. Scott Welle
Bariatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yea
Any bariatric surgery can fail if the patients do not make the necessary lifestyle changes to be successful long term.

In brief: Yea
Any bariatric surgery can fail if the patients do not make the necessary lifestyle changes to be successful long term.
Dr. Scott Welle
Dr. Scott Welle
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Dr. Stephen Camacho
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Gastric bypass i
Patients who do not stick to the strict diet regimen required of that surgery can gain the weight back.

In brief: Gastric bypass i
Patients who do not stick to the strict diet regimen required of that surgery can gain the weight back.
Dr. Stephen Camacho
Dr. Stephen Camacho
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