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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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Belle49Apr 21, 2012
swelsh2Jan 19, 2011
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By cynditaylor Blank
I had my surgery over 2 years ago - it has been an overall prositive thing for me. I am dealing with the whole reflux...
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By Bluestorm319 Blank
i HAVE 2 FRIENDS WHO HAVE UNDER GOINE THIS SURGERY LAP BAND A YEAR LATER BOTH HAVE GAINED THE WEIGHT BACK..
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By EmmyJN Blank
I've just been diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and working on treatment. A little while ago, my doc...
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By OffPeriod Blank
I have heard of this surgery before. Like on television. But how much does it actually cost?
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EmmyJNFeb 10, 2012
ducky406Feb 03, 2012
ValekingFeb 03, 2012
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By EmmyJN Blank
My doctor asked us to consider gastric banding surgery as one of my weight loss options to help with my liver problem...
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seattlemom2plusNov 20, 2011
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By sanatogen Blank
Is complication quite common in Gastric band surgery for a woman of 30 years old, obese with type 2 diabetes? Is i...
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seattlemom2plusNov 20, 2011
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By mcarrie360 Blank
I had the surgery back in mid November 2009. Since that date with some complications I have lost 70 pounds. I was in ...
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seattlemom2plusNov 20, 2011
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By valuableeducator Blank
I had my lapband surgery in June of 09. I have done great. I lost 105 pounds. But I had a fill two weeks ago and a...
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seattlemom2plusNov 20, 2011
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By smithclinton Blank
I am fed up of my overweight. I was suggested to get operated. Is this hospital good for me. I am giving the link of ...
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seattlemom2plusNov 20, 2011
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By doris1945 Blank
I had lapband surgery almost 2 yrs ago and I haven't been to have a fill in nearly 1yr. I don't want to travel 40 mi...
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seattlemom2plusNov 20, 2011
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By drarmstrong Blank
I am set to have this surgery...little nervous. has anyone had one and cal tell me how long I might be our of work for?
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seattlemom2plusNov 20, 2011
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By karlvid Blank
I am a 69 year old WM 300 lb 5'11" who had LapBand in 2010 paid by MediCare and private insurance. PreOp I had eaten...
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seattlemom2plusNov 20, 2011
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By 23angel Blank
i have had my lap band removed and i think its still there how would i know if they did not take the band out ??? an...
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seattlemom2plusNov 20, 2011
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By whitwhitsmama Blank
Hello all. I have had my lapband for approximately 5 years. I am down 65 pounds from my pre-band weight. Three yea...
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rozealbertOct 20, 2011
meljam369Oct 18, 2011
Arizona74Nov 28, 2010
precious777Jul 29, 2009
Teddybear09Apr 26, 2009
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By Boake Blank
My wife had Lap Band Surgery 4 days ago..For the past 3 days she has been passing gas and of course lquid..Sometimes ...
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courtoniOct 17, 2011
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By Wombat101 Blank
I am not saying that it doesn't help people lose weight, but for me it has been four years of vomiting, embarrassment...
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ChipsbSep 10, 2011
Niecy51Jul 21, 2011
Ravie411Jun 14, 2011
VickimaeApr 27, 2011
KILNGIRLJan 17, 2011
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By hoffry Blank
I have been leaning toward the lap band surgery. How much weight have you lost. I have been reading online about wh...
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Wombat101Aug 29, 2011
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By august_sunshine Blank
just wondering about acid relux and shortness of breath if anyone else has experenced this?
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Wombat101Aug 29, 2011
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By barbiann Blank
I had a fill 11 days ago -I was o.k. for awhile but the last few days I have been burping and throwing up. I have to ...
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amelliaMay 02, 2011
sanatogenOct 19, 2010
gilboandcoMar 21, 2010
johnnymuttMar 06, 2010
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By chasingthehigh2 Blank
HI everyone! just wanted to say I have read a few posts on here and just wanted to say that gastric Lap-band is a com...
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