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 Cecenicole21
Me and my fiancé have been trying to get pregnant for 10 months and still nothing. I have a irregular period but I st...
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JujuroseMar 13
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By Lmr2424 Blank
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 leshad Blank
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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By jamieleigh Blank
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 insuranc...
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By pain50163
I want to know if anyone out there that has had this done had complications. I have a sharp epigastric pain? I am 7...
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By Ping9298
I have been approved for the roux en y gastric bypass operation but I am not sure that I can go through with it. I a...
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CRSeasideFeb 13
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By Hb11183
I am thinking really hard on doing weight loss surgery. I would really benifit from it for several reasons. I am 32 y...
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By swopex6
I am scheduled to have a sleeve gastrectomy, but am now very concerned about the removal of ghrelin.... I have a str...
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By ClaireyB72
Hi, I had my band fitted in May 2014 and since Aug 2014 have had approx 18 occasions of me visiting the A & E thinkin...
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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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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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junebug68Nov 10, 2014
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By melaniealbert1978 Blank
My doctor just sent a referral for me to have weight loss surgery. I know you need to be quit smoking before surgery ...
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By Nenita805 Blank
I would really appreciate some feedback. I am 32 years old. I have hypopituitarism and I'm one horomone replacemen...
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llatiolaisOct 01, 2014
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By courtckk Blank
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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Karshner12Sep 18, 2014
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By countrygirl50 Blank
Has anyone had trouble inputting food from the search menu?
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By Cassie6 Blank
Hi, I am a gastric bypass patient since 2011. I am suppose to get vitamin B12 shots every 3 months. I haven't had a s...
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By alicia1976 Blank
I started out at 286lb and before my pregnancy I was 110lb I lost 176lbs. Because of my severe problem with food hor...
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By countrygirl50 Blank
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 Blank
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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TwinbanucciJun 05, 2014
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Dr. Kokil Mathur May 31, 2014
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By Twinbanucci Blank
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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