Can I still drink after I've had gastric bypass?

Very little. You may drink some non-carbonated alcohol. The absorption is rapid and effect is quick. There is some data that a small percentage might fall into alcohol abuse, since they get rapidly intoxicated, then quickly sober, then drink again, chasing the quick "high". Best to keep verylimited, like one half glass of wine.
Not really... The bypass was supposed to decrease your calorie consumption, but alcohol bypasses the bypass and gives you just as many calories as it did before, defeating the purpose of the operation. A drink or two won't make much difference, but any more are a significant source of fat.

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Is it ok to drink beer after a gastric bypass surgery?

Can. But talk with your surgeon about timing. Moderation is always a good tip! Read more...
May seem ok but not! Following bariatric surgery, the risks of drinking alcohol include interference with the healing from the surgery as well as developing alcohol dependence. Check the following article: http://www.Ehow.Com/about_5389845_drinking-after-having-gastric-bypass.Html for more information. Read more...

Can I safely drink beer after a gastric bypass surgery?

Beer! No, should not be drinking carbonated breverages because 1 you will feel uncomfortable from the gas and 2 they are empty calories that will make you regain weight. Read more...

I need some answers about current symptoms I am having. I am a recovering alcoholic. I have only been sober for 11 days. I also had a gastric bypass in 2004. I was drinking a 5 liter box of wine a day and prior I was drinking vodka. Within the last 4

The . The sudden weight gain, swelling and low back pain seem to point to a kidney issue. It is possible that your kidney function has decreased, which is causing your body to not filter fluid effectively and instead retain large amounts fluids (leading to swelling in the body). However, the swelling can also be attributed to congestive heart failure, where your heart is not functioning properly, so blood and fluid gets backed up into the body system. Seeing a doctor is crucial. If the pain becomes too severe to tolerate, it is prudent to go to the emergency department. Read more...
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