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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Lmr2424Aug 13
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By leshad
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 anxie...
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Lmr2424Jul 29
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By Lmr2424
I had my Roux en y gastric bypass surgery in 1999. I've been having medical problems ever since some serious some not...
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By courtckk
How am I supposed to consume 60 grams of protein and drink the water when I can't drink more than a sip at a time? I...
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By countrygirl50
I had my surgery in 1999 and lost 175 lbs, I have put 60 lbs back on and can't seem to lose it, and I'm really wantin...
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By essexros53
I had my band removed 2 months ago after 2 yrs in as i couldn't eat anything and had bad heartburn and black vomiting...
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By Twinbanucci
I am considering a gastric sleeve as I am overweight and unable to lose the weight despite exercise and diet attempts...
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By soliB
I'm 19 months post- sleeve and 8 weeks pregnant. I have gain 16lbs in the past 3 weeks. I'm nervous what will happen ...
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By rackesrn
I am seeing many many questions and posts about having bands removed and eating around bands. I think it is very impo...
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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 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 Blank
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
SJNYCNov 03, 2013
johnson55555Jul 21, 2013
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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
tachidivaSep 14, 2013
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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Rosey205Mar 03
SpellingAddictJun 10, 2013
liz3800Jun 09, 2013
huntergirl87Apr 24, 2013
jjclisaJan 09, 2012
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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
FonzKayMar 03
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By zahidniz Blank
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 Blank
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 Blank
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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lindyc54Feb 05
PInky3457Jul 23, 2009
ClaudiaJMay 13, 2009
BeckyUK2001May 12, 2009
Teddybear09Apr 26, 2009
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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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