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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anapurnaFeb 02
anapurnaJan 26
brice1967Jan 26
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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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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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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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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
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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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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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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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Dr. Kokil Mathur Nov 28, 2013
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By katelinwilliams Blank
This past week i got really sick and was in the hospital i was havein bad pains n my chest and couldn't eat or drink ...
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GrnenvyNov 24, 2013
Jackie0403Sep 26, 2013
Irishgirl38Sep 04, 2013
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TexbexMar 25, 2010
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By floridareader Blank
I keep reading about complications regardiong the fills , post op, getting back to eating foods. Is it really that t...
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Gatorgirl_84121Nov 15, 2013
agony240Dec 24, 2012
rjrowSep 30, 2010
Sierrasmom2006Sep 12, 2009
jackie7205Jul 19, 2009
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By seacrest Blank
Three months after having gastric bypass surgery, our daughter developed chronic lower left abdominal pain. In the p...
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By aeargila2013 Blank
please answer my poll. it takes a few seconds.
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By aeargila2013 Blank
Would you have gone through your bariatric surgery risking the complications and all the pain if you knew about how e...
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steve197Sep 23, 2013
rohanpinto31Jun 13, 2013
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By salman81 Blank
Capsiplex Plus is a safe fat burner or any side effect with this.
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Jackie0403Sep 26, 2013
Irishgirl38Sep 20, 2013
trying2lose66Sep 05, 2013
rennie212Sep 20, 2010
therese101Sep 18, 2010
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By mered Blank
I had my lap band removed on June 30, 2010 and am so relieved that I had this done. Has anyone else done this and ho...
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Irishgirl38Sep 20, 2013
nedstarMar 29, 2011
DG69Jul 13, 2010
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By WhatIsNormal Blank
Hello, I have started the procedures for weight loss surgery. I have not yet decided on the procedure I would like (r...
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By SamanthaMD04 Blank
Walking pass a mirror not knowing That she is the image gazing back at thee... Stares from strangers burn like tor...
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evewisewomanSep 17, 2013
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By maxthecat43 Blank
I'm disabled with advancing MS; and I'm also scheduled for gastric bypass next week. Are there any precautions I sho...
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TP1970Sep 15, 2013
tachidivaSep 14, 2013
DiJacAug 26, 2013
johnson55555Jul 16, 2013
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By jholla Blank
I've been looking into surgery for a long time. my current Dr (new to me btw) says I medically don't need it based on...
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casie27Sep 06, 2013
Dr. Kokil Mathur Aug 02, 2013
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By roxmary Blank
So today I saw a bariatric surgeon and discussed having the VSG, I had already done all my research and was all set t...
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