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I had the vertical sleeve done in April and haven't gone
Hello, I had the vertical sleeve done in April and haven't gone thru a flu season yet. The flu is running rapid in my house today. What should I expect with this new stomach and is there anything I sh… read more
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Dr. Dan
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I am a female 54 yr old who had vertical sleeve April 8th of
I am a female 54 yr old who had vertical sleeve April 8th of this year. I was 50# ***** and did not meet the BMI requirements BUT my high BP got me approved with my ins. I had the surgery, they took m… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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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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Doctoral Degree
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Not the same person you are thinkingI am. I am female and
Not the same person you are thinkingI am. I am female and had a very severe hiatal hernia with 98% of my stomach above my diaphragm. The surgery was over 4 hrs in length. I cannot seem to lose weight … 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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Dr.: I have an upcoming CT scan with contrast (both oral and
Dr. Dan: I have an upcoming CT scan with contrast (both oral and IV). It is a very large glass of liquid -- does my sleeved stomach accommodate the contrast enough to be effective? Any reason to be co… read more
Dr. Dan
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
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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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
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
393 satisfied customers
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
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
393 satisfied customers
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
Bariatric Physician (MD)
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393 satisfied customers
I have had bariatric surgery (laprascopically) (gastric
I have had bariatric surgery (laprascopically) (gastric bypass) two years ago. I am able to eat many different foods after the surgery and I can eat much more than in the beginning. Is it possible tha… read more
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Dr. Dan
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393 satisfied customers
I had a sleeve gastrectomy in 2010 and only lost about 45
I had a sleeve gastrectomy in 2010 and only lost about 45 lbs. I have regained 30 and am very frustrated. I do not want more surgery and know I Must avoid carbs and sugar. I have a VERY difficult time… read more
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Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
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393 satisfied customers
I am considering gastric sleeve surgery -- 54 yo woman, BMI
Greetings! I am considering gastric sleeve surgery -- 54 yo woman, BMI about 37 with comorbidities. 1) Throughout my extensive (and failed) dieting career, I have found that nutrition advice is always… read more
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Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
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393 satisfied customers
I had a gastric sleeve done about 3yrs ago now. It seems
I had a gastric sleeve done about 3yrs ago now. It seems like I'm eating more than I used to a year ago, but my weight isn't really changing should I be concerned? I'm just always afraid of stretching… read more
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Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
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I am planning on doing the Sleeve surgery the end of this
Hi, i am planning on doing the Sleeve surgery the end of this month, any tips on what i should do before surgery to have a successfully surgery?… read more
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Dr. Dan
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BEFORE I HAD THE SLEEVE gASTRECTOMY I WAS 83 KGS. i ASKED
bEFORE I HAD THE SLEEVE gASTRECTOMY I WAS 83 KGS. i ASKED THE DOCTOR HOW MANY KILO'S WIL I OOSE. HE SAID 20TO 22 KG'S. I AM SO CONCERNED ABOUT MY WEIGHT NO. I OST 20 I'M NOW 63. DO YOU THINK I WILL LO… read more
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Dr. Dan
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I had RYN gastric bypass in 11/2007 In the last few weeks my
I had RYN gastric bypass in 11/2007 In the last few weeks my eating habits seems to have been erratic and I cannot get them under control. Up until recently I was able to east 3 times a day without is… read more
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Dr. Dan
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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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