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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Dr. Kokil Mathur May 31, 2014
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By soliB Blank
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 Blank
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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Dr. Kokil Mathur Apr 19, 2014
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By choldren Blank
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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Dr. Kokil Mathur Mar 12, 2014
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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, 2014
cookquintJan 14, 2014
wendylapumaJan 04, 2014
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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humanphysw14Mar 06, 2014
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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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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Dr. Kokil Mathur Jan 21, 2014
Dr. Kokil Mathur Jan 21, 2014
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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, 2014
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, 2014
Mely33Jan 05, 2014
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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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mugsysukoo69Feb 17, 2014
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, 2014
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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anapurnaFeb 02, 2014
anapurnaJan 26, 2014
AnnieBrookeJan 26, 2014
brice1967Jan 26, 2014
allmymarblesFeb 01, 2014
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By anapurna Blank
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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Dr. Kokil Mathur Jan 30, 2014
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By als13 Blank
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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Dr. Kokil Mathur Jan 30, 2014
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By Kandis45 Blank
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, 2014
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maxthecat43Nov 14, 2013
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By JCUrrea Blank
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, 2014
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By Kailish Blank
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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newmsvillJan 06, 2014
Dr. Kokil Mathur Jan 04, 2014
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By KKCAL Blank
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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Dr. Kokil Mathur Jan 04, 2014
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By bigtae35 Blank
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 Blank
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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