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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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Irishgirl38Sep 20, 2013
nedstarMar 29, 2011
DG69Jul 13, 2010
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janddNov 20, 2009
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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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Dr. Kokil Mathur Aug 02, 2013
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By mamamayo Blank
I have had my lap band since 2009 and have lost 75 lbs. This has been a very slow process for me as I thought the ba...
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By MH Community Mgr Blank
Mind-body medicine explores the influence of your mind and emotions on your body and immune system, and vice versa....
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salman81May 10, 2013
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By mdh111688 Blank
I have been having a problem with eating too much for my band and having to regurgitate in order to breathe comfortab...
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MissC59Apr 27, 2013
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evewisewomanApr 27, 2013
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By MissC59 Blank
I'm 5'3 and weighed in last week at 160 lbs. I'm seriously thinking of getting the B-12 & Lipo injections and wonder...
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missrobinjoMar 22, 2013
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By mdstabler Blank
Currently I am 370lbs and have a list of medical problems most skeletal bone fusion and bone spurs in the neck, and n...
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By missrobinjo Blank
I'm a little over 4 years post-gastric bypass, and we just found out I'm pregnant! I was wondering if anyone could re...
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upthetreeFeb 28, 2013
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By twright872 Blank
i am in the final stages before getting the lapband done and was wondering , i know when i lose thw weight there will...
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ChanakosusaFeb 18, 2013
vicstevensFeb 13, 2013
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By Mlpick29 Blank
This is to help chronic stomach pain sufferers I had Gastric bypass rRNY IN SEPT 1997, I have experienced on an off...
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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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maxthecat43Dec 28, 2012
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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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