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 Nursesrock74
Ok, I have gastric bypass aka roux en y done on 12/22/15, I am doing pretty well. Healed nicely, scars looking good,...
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RedbedeadJan 26
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By Evildemons
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 ...
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LynnlynnlynnAug 26, 2015
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By Sewingsara
Has anyone suffering from weight gain as a result of medications for mental illness had lap band surgery? Our son ha...
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johndean1Jan 11
FonzKayMar 03, 2014
FonzKayMar 03, 2014
AnitamohanFeb 28, 2014
Dr. Kokil Mathur Feb 25, 2014
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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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JoseMillerDec 04, 2015
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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Chima7Nov 19, 2015
Rottie_MomNov 18, 2015
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By Jujurose
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 t...
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By Pridaledee
In 1989,I was almost 300lbs & had a gastric bypass.For the past 2yrs.,I've had lab results with extremely low Vit. D,...
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SoonerGirlFromTXAug 30, 2015
LynnlynnlynnAug 26, 2015
JujuroseMar 13, 2015
Lmr2424Jul 29, 2014
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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 SoonerGirlFromTX
I have SEVERE SEVERE SEVERE dumping syndrome AND late dumping syndrome. I'm malnourished which has led to being only ...
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LilymagsAug 06, 2015
Karensue60Jul 13, 2015
StarfyreNov 02, 2014
galavanderSep 06, 2014
Cassie6Aug 31, 2014
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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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CRSeasideFeb 13, 2015
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By Hb11183 Blank
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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sissyfriendJun 09, 2015
dolores555May 26, 2011
shawn600Jul 04, 2010
jp1220Feb 05, 2010
Teddybear09Apr 25, 2009
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By bg2614 Blank
I live in the central florida area and have gone to several doctors who recommend the surgery but also want $17000. ...
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By xmysticalmelodyx Blank
Summary: History: RNY Gastric bypass and gallbladder removed over 5 years ago. Iron deficiency is common as well as ...
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By Nivedg Blank
I've been through this gastric bypass surgery and was able to reduce my weight upto 40 Kilo and I am very happy for t...
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By Fahad2 Blank
Good day wonderful ppl Me and boyfriend have been trying to get pregnant since we lost our baby after 5 weeks of ...
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angelchristieApr 28, 2015
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By Cecenicole21 Blank
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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mandi66Mar 09, 2015
mandi66Mar 09, 2015
mandi66Mar 09, 2015
mommy52Nov 30, 2014
Lmr2424Aug 13, 2014
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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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nonjudgeFeb 26, 2015
Texasgurl66Apr 22, 2012
garrettandelsasmomJan 09, 2012
lhb1979Dec 01, 2011
jillinacFeb 12, 2011
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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 Blank
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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AnotherDiana1963Feb 17, 2015
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By Ping9298 Blank
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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