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I recently moved to Colombia from the US. Just prior I had
Hola,I recently moved to Colombia from the US. Just prior I had gastric sleeve surgery in Mexico (sx 3 March 2021). I had a reflux/GERD problem prior to the surgery. We were told that there was a risk… read more
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Please bariatric surgeons only: I had vertical sleeve gastrectomy surgery the day before yesterday. My pain immediately after surgery was at about an 8 or 9 but then I was given narcotic pain relief t… read more
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I received my pre-op diet instructions yesterday (starts
I received my pre-op diet instructions yesterday (starts tomorrow). I knew this was coming and have every intention on following it, but I'm curious: what's important about the "liquid" part in terms … read more
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I'm sampling protein powders now for the pre-op diet in a
Hello--I'm sampling protein powders now for the pre-op diet in a few weeks and using 1-2/day for meal replacement already as my metabolism is slower than molasses running uphill in January (I still ne… read more
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Would gastric sleeve surgery be relatively safe for me in
Would gastric sleeve surgery be relatively safe for me in Mexico? I'm 46, only take blood pressure and cholesterol meds. No other health issues. My BMI is 35-36. Need to loose 75-80 lbs to be normal w… read more
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I had the sleeve procedure done in April. I am not losing as
I had the sleeve procedure done in April. I am not losing as fast as I thought I would. Down 28#. Any suggestions on what I can do about constipation… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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I had surgery a week past today. I have a number of
Hi, I had surgery a week past today. I have a number of questions I'd like to ask. The first one is that my weight-loss started before my band insertion, with which I was happy, but then (although loo… read more
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I'm 6 weeks out from my vsg tomorrow and down 30 lbs so far!
Hi Dr. Dan. :) I'm 6 weeks out from my vsg tomorrow and down 30 lbs so far! Yay! :) I still have mild pain under my ribs, more on my left side. I just started working again and am on my feet a lot mor… read more
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I will be 4 weeks post op on Friday. I'm wondering when I
Hi Dr. Dan. :) I will be 4 weeks post op on Friday. I'm wondering when I can add foods like Pickles and watermelon. What types of food can I be eating at this stage? Thank you… read more
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I'm just wondering if it is normal to have anxiety post op.
Hi Dr. Dan. :) I'm just wondering if it is normal to have anxiety post op. I suffer from general anxiety disorder and have been having a lot of episodes since surgery. I think it is coming from just n… read more
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I forgot to ask a few things in my last question. 1. Does
Hello again. I forgot to ask a few things in my last question. 1. Does having nonalcoholic fatty liver/slightly bigger liver make the surgery for difficult? 2. How soon after the procedure do most ser… read more
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Dr.: welcome home! Does it ever happen that the body is not
Dr. Dan: welcome home! Does it ever happen that the body is not getting enough calories, goes into famine survival mode thereby stalling weight loss? I am three weeks post op and have lost only five p… read more
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Is the shrinkage of the liver as important for a sleeve
Is the shrinkage of the liver as important for a sleeve patient as it is for a bypass patient? the same? or less so? (Just curious :)… read more
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I have a 38 year old daughter with spastic diplegia CP. The
I have a 38 year old daughter with spastic diplegia CP. The main effect of the disability is that she is now developing arthrititis in her ankles, feet etc. and she is always in pain. She walks with k… read more
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Dr.: Throughout my 6 months insurance required weight loss
Dr. Dan: Throughout my 6 months insurance required weight loss period, I have had the opportunity to ask you various questions. The information you have provided has been very valuable and helpful alo… read more
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Dr.: During this 6-mos insurance required weight loss prior
Dr. Dan: During this 6-mos insurance required weight loss prior to surgery, I have embraced the new better eating lifestyle but have a question. Is there ever a danger of eating too much protein? For … read more
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I'm 6 years post op, and as many patients tend to do, have
I'm 6 years post op, and as many patients tend to do, have gotten a little complacent. In 3 years, I've gained 26 lbs back. The gaining, albeit slowed, has plateaued ,and I'm motivated to get back to … read more
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I had the gastric sleeve operation preformed on June 2 of
I had the gastric sleeve operation preformed on June 2 of 2010. Unfortunately, I am not comfortable, nor trusting of the staff of this physician and I have not been given a true list or instructions f… read more
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