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I was sleeved on 2.15.16. At my initial consult I told the
I was sleeved on 2.15.16. At my initial consult I told the surgeon I was concerned about my GERD worsening after having VSG. He told me if that was the case, it could be controlled with medication. At… read more
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Dr. D. Love
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As a sleeve patient I have been taught not to drink water 30
for Dr. Dan: As a sleeve patient I have been taught not to drink water 30 mins before or after a meal. What about having sugar free jello with a meal? With its high water content, would that be the sa… 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
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Today I have been having a lot of reflux or heartburn. I've
Hi Dr. Dan. :) today I have been having a lot of reflux or heartburn. I've tried tums but it doesn't help. I take prevacid otc every day as well. It's making it very hard to get my liquids and food in… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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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
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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I forgot to ask yesterday: how does the risk of blood class
Hi Dr. Dan. :) I forgot to ask yesterday: how long does the risk of blood class last Street surgery? Is fatigue normal post op? Thank you again :)… read more
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Dr. Dan
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I think I made a mistake on my post op diet. Once I was
Hi Dr. Dan. I think I made a mistake on my post op diet. Once I was cleared to add milk to my diet I thought I was Ok to add blend cream soups. So I had a small amount of Broccoli cheddar soup. After … read more
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Dr. Dan
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I am 2 months post op for pituitary adenoma (cushing's). 2
I am 2 months post op for pituitary adenoma (cushing's) . 2 weeks after my op I had a gall bladder infection and found that my gall bladder was only functioning at 24%. It was recommended to have it r… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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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
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Dr., I understand the purpose of the liquid and soft diet
Dr. Dan, good morning. I understand the purpose of the liquid and soft diet phase is to allow full healing of the sleeve staple line. This phase is quite restricting but I am wondering why more soft f… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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Dr.: I understand the time difference and your duties, so
Dr. Dan: I understand the time difference and your duties, so any delay in answering is not a problem at all. Another question -- I am having physical therapy fo some back pain (disc bulge, likely) wh… read more
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Dr. Dan
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Chewable or liquid vitamins are necessary post-op. What
Chewable or liquid vitamins are necessary post-op. What about capsules? Are those safe to use after surgery?… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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I had rny gastric bypass surgery in november 2004. In April
I had rny gastric bypass surgery in november 2004. In April of 2005, I got pregnant. In the 5 months post-op and pre-pregnancy, I lost 113lbs. My weight loss paused during my pregnancy. I've been goin… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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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
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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I am 9 years post op. I initially lost 165 pounds and over
I am 9 years post op. I initially lost 165 pounds and over the course of the last five years have gained back 30 pounds. All in all I think this is ok. I am 51 years old and I had the surgery to live … read more
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Dr. Dan
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I have a question about my diet. I often feel bloated and I
Hello, I have a question about my diet. I often feel bloated and I wanted to know what I can do to prevent it, Like something I can eat to stop it from happening or not eat. I wonder if its the food I… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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I've done a ton of research and am now two weeks into my
I've done a ton of research and am now two weeks into my work out regime. Every day I feel sore, and i'm able to add weight to my lifts, so I know i'm making progress. I had an original goal of gettin… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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This is a GI question. Recently was diagnosed with
This is a GI question. Recently was diagnosed with diverticulitis, and finished a course of meds while eating a soft-food diet. Now I would like to return to a more "normal" diet, but need more guidan… read more
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Dr. Dan
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