Bariatric / Weight Loss Surgery Community
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This patient support community is for discussions relating to bariatric surgery for weight loss (including gastric bypass surgery, lap band surgery, etc) complications, finding a surgeon, whether it is right for you, nutrition, recovery, risk, and pre- and post-op issues.

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By choldren
I had my lap band put in August 2005, going on 9 years now, in Tijuana, MX. I went back 3 times to get fills which, l...
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By Abeautifull1
PLEASE HELP.... My 18 yr old daughter is 5 weeks post op gastric bypass surgery, she had a stricture dilation last we...
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chelan3Mar 10
cookquintJan 14
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By chelan3 Blank
Hi everyone, I'm really at a crossroads and am having trouble deciding if I should have weight loss surgery or not. ...
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SamanthaMD04Sep 20, 2013
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DiJacAug 26, 2013
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By jacarter1983 Blank
I had gastric bypass in 2007, and I lost 100lbs but now, IM sick all the time horrible stomache cramps, usually on m...
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By pmc63 Blank
Anybody have any good advice on how to avoid or what to take and when?
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FonzKayMar 03
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By zahidniz
Hi, My uncle has obesity problem, he weighs 215 kg's approximately, He wants to have a Gastric Bypass Surgery or any ...
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By jsprlndly
i use to smoke within 1 month, sometimes i feel pain in my testicle, and one day when i masturbate, there was a littl...
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Orama1985Feb 18
heatherambrosiaNov 28, 2012
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By Mrs_teddy_bear Blank
I was wondering if anyone out there has PCOS and has gone through the gastric banding. My doctor has mentioned it and...
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Orama1985Feb 18
Mely33Jan 05
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By Mely33
I had gastric bypass surgery in 2005.Ever since my surgery I suffer from a lot of stomache pains along with ulcers.I ...
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evewisewomanMay 29, 2013
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By jleecho Blank
My husband had Bariatric surgery in mid March. Then the last day of April was involved in a minor car collision, wher...
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By LeftCoastChick Blank
I had the surgery done in Aug 1994 - I went from 285 to 180(went as low as 165, but that was underweight so I gained ...
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anapurnaFeb 02
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By anapurna
Hi, I think you're all brave, dedicated and motivated people. I am not overweight or obese, so for me, lap band wou...
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By als13
Any suggestions to get back on track. Had surgery 8 years ago and did well for couple years but have gained 75 pounds...
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By Kandis45
I had bariatric surgery three years ago called gastric sleeve. The only problem I have is butt cheek aches. I can't s...
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Kandis45Jan 20
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By JCUrrea
Hi Guys, here is an interesting and informational article... Weight Loss Surgery may keep diabetes and heart woes at...
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Red_StarJan 12
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By Kailish
Decided to get this done. But they insist on a blood test the day of the surgery for smoking. I am trying to quit but...
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Irishgirl38Oct 03, 2013
Richgirl80Oct 01, 2013
LucysauntSep 29, 2013
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By trishnhou Blank
Has anyone had their lap band removed? I am thinking about doing that because after having my band for 3 years I hav...
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By KKCAL
I am obese at BMI 42, obs sleep apnea, non compliance of CPAP. Center obesity is main factor. Critical low on growth ...
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By bigtae35
I have had my lapband since 2005.i lost 40lbs and then started throwing up everything. They to everything out of the ...
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By zebra6
I sometimes get a pain in my chest, it goes away, but I am concerned about heart attacks. I am a female 70 yrs old
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