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I had gastric sleeve May 2017 my weight loss has been slow.
I had gastric sleeve May 2017 my weight loss has been slow. Yes, I follow what my nutritionist and doctor recommends. I was 309 pounds I m presently 239. Fours after surgery I had a blood clot in my s… read more
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What is the best doctor-approved way to lose weight? I had a
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I am 6 weeks post op from gastric sleeve surgery and all has been going well. However I must not be getting in enough water as I developed the classic signs of UTI last night. I have not had a UTI in … read more
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I'm in my second week of sleeve gastrectomy postop.Around day 4 I started to have some nausea and diarrhea. My Doctor prescribed a sublingual anti nausea med which I took from day 4-6 twice a day. It helped so well and I was able to up my fluid intake but after 3 days with no bowel movement, i stopped it today and the nausea diarrhea returned this am but was mild and now I'm experiencing severe bloating in my stomach, very uncomfortable . How long should I take the anti nausea and is there anything I can do for the trapped air? i do walk around alot just fyi … read more
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I'm 62, diabetic weight 348.7 pounds, 5'5" I have been
I'm 62, diabetic weight 348.7 pounds, 5'5" I have been watching My 600 pound life, and the physican gives his patient's a 1200 calorie, high protein, no carb diet which facilitates rapid weight loss.I… read more
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I a 60 years old, type 2 diabetic, BMI of 45. I have tried
I have tried dieting for years, and not having much success What type of Bariatric surgery would you recommend? No hormonal problems. I have egg sandwich for every breakfast on dry bread, salad for lunch and BBQ steak and vegatables for dinner. Hence my frustration. Very little if any junk food … read more
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My daughter is 4 half months post bariatric sleeve. First 2 months fine the latter a nightmare. Every week she rushed in hospital. Her symptoms a sudden pain across her back which radiates through and… read more
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Commonly encountered bariatrics questions


Some of the bariatrics concerns previously addressed by the Experts on JustAnswer include:


  • Can you please tell me where I can find the best expert for addressing complications from a Roux-En-Y surgery performed in 2009?
  • What 1200 calorie diet, or type of diet in general, would you recommend for me?
  • I’m thinking of weight loss surgery, and I know there are several different types. I need thorough information so I can decide which option I want to go with.
  • If a gastric sleeve is not appropriate to update a gastric bypass surgery performed 14 years ago, what is the best route to take?

Before reaching out for help from the bariatric Experts on JustAnswer, be prepared to answer questions related to your medical history, eating habits, current weight, and any known hormonal problems.