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Am I likely to gain the weight back after bariatric surgery?

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In brief: Less likely

Bariatric surgery is the single most effective treatment for losing and maintaining effective weight loss.
Unfortunately, there is no cure for obesity or any immunity to gaining weight. Surgery is an effective tool. The tool must be used properly to work. Incorporating better eating and exercise behavior is essential to optimizing success.

In brief: Less likely

Bariatric surgery is the single most effective treatment for losing and maintaining effective weight loss.
Unfortunately, there is no cure for obesity or any immunity to gaining weight. Surgery is an effective tool. The tool must be used properly to work. Incorporating better eating and exercise behavior is essential to optimizing success.
Dr. Matthew St. Laurent
Dr. Matthew St. Laurent
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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Bariatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: About 5-10%

Most patients will lose about 80% of excess weight at one year. Most will regain 5-10% by 5 yrs after surgery.
Best results if you keep seeing the doctors. Avoid sipping with food. Avoid snacks and sweets.

In brief: About 5-10%

Most patients will lose about 80% of excess weight at one year. Most will regain 5-10% by 5 yrs after surgery.
Best results if you keep seeing the doctors. Avoid sipping with food. Avoid snacks and sweets.
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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Dr. Jason Beasley
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: IT DEPENDS

After bariatric surgery if you consume high calorie foods, you can gain weight back.
Bariatric sugery should be accompanied by lifestyle changes in order to truly be effective.

In brief: IT DEPENDS

After bariatric surgery if you consume high calorie foods, you can gain weight back.
Bariatric sugery should be accompanied by lifestyle changes in order to truly be effective.
Dr. Jason Beasley
Dr. Jason Beasley
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Dr. Matthew St. Laurent
Bariatric surgery is the single most effective treatment for losing and maintaining effective weight loss. Unfortunately, there is no cure for obesity or any immunity to gaining weight.Surgery is an effective TOOL.The tool must be used properly to work. Incorporating better eating and exercise behavior is essential to optimizing success
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