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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 swopex6 Blank
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 Blank
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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txtrubluDec 21, 2014
Rosey205Mar 03, 2014
SpellingAddictJun 10, 2013
liz3800Jun 09, 2013
huntergirl87Apr 24, 2013
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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 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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essexros53Jun 07, 2014
Dr. Kokil Mathur May 31, 2014
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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
TwinbanucciJun 05, 2014
Dr. Kokil Mathur May 31, 2014
soliBMay 29, 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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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
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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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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
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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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