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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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I'm having the sleeve done in 6-8 weeks. I'm very excited! Any tips, wise words the doctor may have missed, success stories, etc?
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I had gastric bypass surgery in 2005.Ever since my surgery I suffer from a lot of stomache pains along with ulcers.I have been put in I.C...
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Ok, I have gastric bypass aka roux en y done on 12/22/15, I am doing pretty well. Healed nicely, scars looking good, and down almost 30...
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I had the rouy n y (i know that's not how you spell it) I had it done 2011 I was 240 the day of surgery and I'm down to about 130ish! ...
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Has anyone suffering from weight gain as a result of medications for mental illness had lap band surgery? Our son has gained over one hu...
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Hi, My uncle has obesity problem, he weighs 215 kg's approximately, He wants to have a Gastric Bypass Surgery or any other what doctors s...
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My doctor just sent a referral for me to have weight loss surgery. I know you need to be quit smoking before surgery and they will test m...
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I had the gastric bypass 6 years ago, and I have went from 285 lbs to a low of 155 lbs. Right now I'm at 170. I had to have my gall bladd...
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In 1989,I was almost 300lbs & had a gastric bypass.For the past 2yrs.,I've had lab results with extremely low Vit. D,Vit. B12 & elevated ...
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I had my Roux en y gastric bypass surgery in 1999. I've been having medical problems ever since some serious some not. Has anyone had or ...
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I have SEVERE SEVERE SEVERE dumping syndrome AND late dumping syndrome. I'm malnourished which has led to being only 105 pounds, blind in...
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Has anyone had their lap band removed? I am thinking about doing that because after having my band for 3 years I have gained my weight b...
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I am thinking really hard on doing weight loss surgery. I would really benifit from it for several reasons. I am 32 years old and I am bo...
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I live in the central florida area and have gone to several doctors who recommend the surgery but also want $17000. They say if I don't ...
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Summary: History: RNY Gastric bypass and gallbladder removed over 5 years ago. Iron deficiency is common as well as D in the past couple...
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I've been through this gastric bypass surgery and was able to reduce my weight upto 40 Kilo and I am very happy for that . But after th...
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Good day wonderful ppl Me and boyfriend have been trying to get pregnant since we lost our baby after 5 weeks of conceiving last year...
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Me and my fiancé have been trying to get pregnant for 10 months and still nothing. I have a irregular period but I still ovulate and we d...
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I had gasric bypass jn 2010 I went from 360 or 350 to 200 pounds. I went up to 260 now im at 231 currently. My anxiety about losing weig...
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I am a 24 year old female who has been big all my life.I diet and exercise and nothing works. I can't afford insurance and really need so...
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