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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are answers to some questions that are frequently asked about Norwood Bariatric Clinic. 

Am I a candidate for weight loss surgery if I am a smoker?

How does weight loss affect my medical problems?

How much weight should I expect to lose?

Why do I need to attend Pre and Post Classes?

Does weight loss surgery require frequent visits with my surgeon after surgery?

Do you have live support group meetings?

Are medical tests required before surgery?

Will I be required to be on a Pre-Op diet before surgery?

Will I be able to drive myself home after surgery?

Will I have a drain after surgery?

Will I have pain after surgery?

Why is it important to walk after surgery?

When can I return to work?

When can I return to my normal activities?

What about exercise after surgery?

How do I take medications after surgery?

Will I lose my hair?

How soon after surgery can I try to get pregnant?

Is plastic surgery necessary after significant weight loss?

What will I eat after surgery?

How much protein and water do I need?

Can I drink alcohol after weight loss surgery?

Will I need to take vitamin and mineral supplements for life?

What is “dumping syndrome”?

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