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I'm scheduled to have weight loss surgery in 4 days. I have
I'm scheduled to have weight loss surgery in 4 days. I have arthritis in my knees. My pre-op instructions state I should stop all NSAIDs five days prior to surgery, but my knees are killing me today. … 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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Michael Salama
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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
Dr Stan
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Not sure who to ask.... maybe an anesthesiologist or anyone
Not sure who to ask.... maybe an anesthesiologist or anyone that can explain? Any way, I had a laparoscopic procedure (VSG) done almost a week ago and everything has been great so far. My only complai… read more
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Dr. Phil, MD
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Bariatrics I currently have the flu and am on day 2. With
Bariatrics I currently have the flu and am on day 2. With the size of my stomach now and it hurting to throw up, any suggestions? Would hot tea be ok? IDK, first time since surgery.… read more
Dr. SH
Dr. SH
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Doctoral Degree
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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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Doctoral Degree
385 satisfied customers
I had lap surgery for a speygelian hernia five weeks ago.
I had lap surgery for a speygelian hernia five weeks ago. Two weeks post op belly button infection. Treated with antivan but didn't work. yesterday find out I have pseudomonas aeruginosa. In a panic. … read more
DrRussMD
DrRussMD
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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
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
385 satisfied customers
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
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
385 satisfied customers
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
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
385 satisfied customers
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
385 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
385 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)
Doctoral Degree
385 satisfied customers
I have had Gastric Bypass and Lost a good amount of weight
Hi I have had Gastric Bypass and Lost a good amount of weight over 300 pounds and as I am becoming more active I am have worse and worse pain in my knees and ankles. I am looking to find something mor… read more
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Coachrobmd
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Doctoral Degree
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I had a RNY Gastric Bypass over 8 years ago. Recently, I
I had a RNY Gastric Bypass over 8 years ago. Recently, I have been under a doctor's care for Multiple Sclerosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Degenerative Disc Disease and Osteoarthritis in both of my knees.… read more
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As to my earlier question, since my insurance currently
As a follow up to my earlier question, since my insurance currently approves bariatric surgery only for weight loss, do you have any advice as to how I can get this surgery approved by insurance? From… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
385 satisfied customers
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
Bariatric Physician (MD)
Doctoral Degree
385 satisfied customers
I am having gastric sleve surgery. Can I go 1 day without
I am having gastric sleve surgery. Can I go 1 day without seroquelXR 600 mgright after post op? Or if I do take these meds will it affect the new pouch? Could it cause leakage or other serious complic… read more
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Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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