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Good for you for taking control of the situation and heading to the gym! Taking that first step is always the hardest.It's very frustrating when...
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Hello, I happen to see your question and just wanted to input on it. I have a family member who had gastric bypass and it seemed maybe a year later...
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A blood test can check for antibodies to the chickenpox virus (varicella virus). The presence of antibodies means you've had...
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Have your thyroid checked. I experienced the same thing and found out I had an over active thyroid.
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In this information about the Pros and Cons of Weight Loss Surgery, there is a section on who is a candidate.  It doesn't mention anyting...
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Most experts agree it's possible to have some sort of bariatric (weight loss) surgery after having had a fundoplication. As you probably know...
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This is something you should definitely talk to your doctor about. Some doctors do recommend that their patients not drink alcohol after gastric...
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I can't find any studies on eosinophilic esophagitis and bariatric surgery (gastric bypass), specifically, so I don't know if it's been...
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Assuming you were fertile before the surgery, yes. In standard gastric bypass surgery, the surgeon makes an incision in the belly and cuts out most...
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There has been much discussion about the low absorption of medications after gastric bypass surgery. In your case, the absorption should not be...
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People who undergo gastric bypass surgery are at risk for: Pouch stretching (stomach gets bigger overtime, stretching back to its original size)...
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Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RGB): This operation is the most common gastric bypass surgery performed in the U.S. First, a small stomach pouch is...
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After gastric bypass surgery, people generally lose 61% of excess weight. One long-term follow-up study found that 25% of the excess weight remained...
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The Pros Weight loss is quick and dramatic. People lose an average of 38% of their excess body weight in the first year, and 62% of excess body...
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