Yes, you will need to take vitamins and calcium tablets daily for 3 months after sleeve gastrectomy and for the rest of your life after bypass surgery. You may also need Vit b12 injection once in 3 months.
No, not covered in insurance but covered under CGHS scheme.
Please read the diet chart given to you and all your queries will be answered.
You will undergo a USG check before surgery and if u have gallstones it is recommended to get it removed if u undergo gastric bypass surgery but if u opt for sleeve gastrectomy and there are no signs or symptoms of a diseased gallbladder it can be left alone.
You may experience hair loss or hair thinning which may last for 3-6 months after the surgery. However, this is usually a temporary condition.
You can do normal activities after 1 week, strenuous activities like swimming, fast running, massaging and lifting heavy weights after 8 weeks.
Most of our patients go home in 2 to 3 days after surgery. Some patients may need 1 or 2 more days depending on their presurgical comorbidities.