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 gorilla86 Blank
Here we are talking about subcutaneous (as opposed to visceral) fat, mainly I would like a professional opinion about...
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skydnsrNov 23, 2012
Graciegirl93Nov 20, 2012
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By ItsAmberDawn Blank
Hey ladies tell me if I am considered overweight my height is 5'9" and my prepregnancy weight is 165lbs. What's my BMI?
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ridgetop01Feb 07, 2013
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By pathnc Blank
Is gastric bypass or lap band surgery recommended for someone with Crohn's disease?
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By Chanakosusa Blank
Hello all, *i apologize in advance for the post being so long, but I wanted to give all the details so that anyone r...
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ChanakosusaJan 23, 2013
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By jobe581 Blank
Almost one year sense my sleeve surgery and feeling good, lifting weights again but wondering about the shin thats is...
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By millie17 Blank
My husband had severe pain around his kidney area 7 months ago, and blood in his urine. He had blood tests, an xray a...
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jobe581Jan 18, 2013
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By maxthecat43 Blank
I have a neurological disease that limits my mobility. I have tried to diet, but my success is always temporary. My...
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ChanakosusaJan 16, 2013
yzhealthJan 13, 2013
heatherambrosiaDec 30, 2012
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By Chanakosusa Blank
Hello all, I posted a ? About a week ago asking what was the best choice of birth control to use after having the ga...
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By kerry1993 Blank
Hi I have had the lap band in for 2 years now. I have been offered a job in the hospital, however I am concerned abou...
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2ndtimebander911Dec 28, 2012
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By 2ndtimebander911 Blank
I had a lap band done in October of 2007. 18 months later, it slipped and had to be removed. True to what doctors ...
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cutter1974Dec 16, 2012
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By cutter1974 Blank
11 years ago I had an open gastric bypass Roux-en-y. I had 150cm of intestine bypassed. I am currently 20 weeks pre...
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heatherambrosiaDec 15, 2012
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By Chanakosusa Blank
A year ago I had the bypass surgery. I have lost 86lbs thus far and I am very happy with my results. However, I need ...
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By Chanakosusa Blank
Is it safe to have a hydrocolonic if you have gastric bypass surgery?
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ChanakosusaDec 03, 2012
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By jlangel Blank
I had a lap band 5 years ago and i seem to be having trouble getting pregnant i have lost over 220 pounds they said i...
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CHUNKYMOMMABNov 16, 2012
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By maria420 Blank
I have decided to have Lap band surgery soon. i have read and heard a lot of things about the benefits of Lap band su...
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giggles232000Oct 16, 2012
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By worriedmomma71011 Blank
I feel like I don't move like I used to, I get worn out easily. My family says I don't look "fat" or unhealthy. I'm 6...
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Trish6678Nov 01, 2012
margoeeJun 30, 2012
garrettandelsasmomJan 09, 2012
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By stef460 Blank
I have had the lap band for a year and a half. I have lost over 200 lbs. I am thrilled with the results. Now I have a...
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Graciegirl93Oct 18, 2012
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By sheckellmommy Blank
I am 19 and 5 ft 4. I weigh 162 but im a lil big boned and carry my weight in all the right places and I honestly don...
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By Becky1G Blank
My husband had his lapband removed yesterday. Unfortunately, he was one of the 2% who developed complications, it e...
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covey75Sep 23, 2012
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By jaemomma Blank
March 8th 2012 i had my gastric procedure! I was 333 lbs. I have as of today lost 143 lbs. Now i am aware that i am o...
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