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I am 30 years old and trying to lose weight. Does bariatric surgery help in reducing weight?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old female. I have been suffering from obesity since 13 years of age. I have several health issues like polycystic ovarian disease (PCOD), high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and depression. I have been trying various methods to lose weight for the past six years like...  Read Full »

Dr. Sajeev Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If your health is fine and you do not have diabetes, hypertension, etc., bariatric surgery is safe in expert hands. If you have any of these, they should be well controlled under the supervision of a surgeon. The pros are it helps reduce blood pressure, cholesterol, ...  Read Full »

After a weight loss surgery and drinking alcohol, I have numbness in my stomach and legs. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a female with a height of 5’6 feet and a weight of 205 lbs. I underwent weight loss surgery two years ago. I started binge drinking almost a year later. It started as numbness in my stomach for exactly four months, which eventually led to my legs and then my breast area, which led t...  Read Full »

Dr. Nene Devavrat Harihar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The feeling in your legs which is relieved by waking around, is very typical for RLS. These symptoms can also involve other body parts, as in your case. Maintain abstinence from alcohol. Alcohol use can exacerbate RLS, and so does Iron deficiency. Alcoholic neuropat...  Read Full »

Please suggest surgical option to reduce and maintain weight.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a serious eating disorder issue for six years. I never vomit or work out a lot after I eat a lot of high calories food, like cakes, donuts, chocolate, ice cream, chips and so forth. In these six years, my weight was up and down repeatedly between 100 lbs and 190 lbs. I have bee...  Read Full »

Dr. Nadiminty Raghuvamsi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Surgery for obesity is considered as a treatment option for patients with a BMI (body mass index) of 40 kg/m2 or greater who have tried but failed an adequate exercise and diet program and those with obesity-related comorbid conditions, such as hypertension, diabetes me...  Read Full »

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