Questions

Question:
what are the complications of bariatric surgery? How much are these complications health threatening?

Dr Answer:
the surgery complications depend on surgeon’s expertise and the instruments used through the surgery. However, bleeding and leakage are the major complications that there is no concern if the surgeon is expert. Dr. Anbara has performed Sleeve Gastrectomy surgery more than thousand times; meanwhile, only six patients have experienced minor complications which were resolved in further sessions.

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Question:
 How long does it take to be slim after bariatric surgery (i.e. weight loss surgery)?

Dr Answer:
you will lose 10 to 15 percent of your weight through the first month. And 30% will be decreased within three to six months. However, weight loss may last for up to two years.

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We have two different kinds of surgeries which help you to lose weight by shrinking the stomach size or reducing absorb calories. One of them is gastric banding or lap band surgery which limits the stomach size and the other one is gastric bypass which does both.

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if the surgery is done perfectly and the patient adheres to postoperative diet, the obesity will not return.

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Although it is normal you gain some weight during the pregnancy because your baby is growing and is surrounded by amniotic fluid and placenta, your breasts are getting bigger and your body is producing more bleed. But you will lose it again after the delivery if you follow your weight loss surgery team recommendations.

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Yes, you can still breastfeed your baby if you have had bariatric surgery but you need to take extra nutrition and specific vitamins to ensure provide your baby required nutrients.

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Yes, you can still breastfeed your baby if you have had bariatric surgery but you need to take extra nutrition and specific vitamins to ensure provide your baby required nutrients.

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Yes, you can undergo your revision bariatric surgery with another surgeon but make sure to find an expert surgeon. On the other hand, if your primary surgery is failed, it is better another surgeon perform your second surgery.

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during the same diet, men lose weigh 4.5 kilogram more than women. This is due to different physical conditions, men carry more muscles and it needs more calorie. So men can lose weight more easily than women but most of them are not able to keep their diets unlike women who have more perseverance.

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