FAQ
 
 
 

FAQ

 
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Whether you are looking for effective ways to lose weight or you need surgery for medical reasons, you are bound to have a list of questions for Dr Kumar about what’s going to happen. We do understand your concern and need for clear and correct information. We have put together a list of some of the most common questions we are asked.

If your concern isn’t addressed below, please reach out to our team for more guidance and clarity. We strive to teach and are very happy to explain treatments in more detail to our patients. Call our experienced staff today, ask us questions and let us reassure you.
 
 
 
 
How much time do I need to take off work after bariatric surgery?
 
Most patients return within a week or two. You might experience a decrease in energy so it might be best to start with half days. Dr Kumar will give clear instructions about what to do after surgery.
 
 
 
Can I exercise after bariatric surgery?
 
Can I have bariatric surgery with Type 2 Diabetes?
 
Do I need to diet before bariatric surgery?
 
What causes pilonidal disease?
 
 
 
Is a colectomy major surgery?
 
What surgical options are available for Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease?
 
What are my options when I have haemorrhoids?
 
How long will it take me to recover from laparoscopic gallbladder surgery?
 
What does parathyroid surgery involve?