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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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
giggles232000Dec 26, 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
teajay43Dec 15, 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
blondylynMay 06, 2012
JulietrosssApr 04, 2012
sobermommyMay 05, 2010
chris9848Apr 29, 2010
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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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jaemommaSep 14, 2012
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By nikemata Blank
Can someone share program on weight loss?
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jaemommaSep 14, 2012
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By joedumic Blank
Having my surgery done Monday alittle nervous . Was anybody nervous when they had their surgery done?
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skedwardsSep 01, 2012
skedwardsSep 01, 2012
babybonitaAug 31, 2012
WonderfulLifeAug 23, 2012
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By MamaTillson Blank
Hello everyone! I am just starting the process towards having bariatric surgery. The timing is turning out to be go...
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By babybonita Blank
Hi everyone, I'm new to this forum. I'm wondering if anyone has gained a lot of weight duri...
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sheilaaaAug 28, 2012
flbelle29May 09, 2012
therese101Nov 24, 2010
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By maggs809 Blank
Hi, I am scheduled to have gastric bypass surgery. I cannot afford lap band. But I just researched different surger...
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By WonderfulLife Blank
For insurance purposes, I have my psychiatric evaluation, nutrition class, WLS seminar, blood labs and first visit to...
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Crazy_in_the_headAug 17, 2012
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By Tammi5252 Blank
Hello. My husband is being worked up for bariatric surgery. He is also an epileptic. Anyone out there who has had ...
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