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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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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Raju Thapar, MBBS Jun 20, 2011
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By Ravie411 Blank
I am a 20 year old woman who has been fighting Hypothyroidism and Syndrome-X since age 14. Losing weight has been th...
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dolores555May 26, 2011
shawn600Jul 04, 2010
jp1220Feb 05, 2010
Teddybear09Apr 25, 2009
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By bg2614 Blank
I live in the central florida area and have gone to several doctors who recommend the surgery but also want $17000. ...
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Barb135Mar 26, 2011
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By maggs809 Blank
I had gastric bypass surgery 8 weeks ago and still have problems eating solid. What I really need is a meal plan. D...
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ggirl47Mar 25, 2011
skuzieFeb 09, 2011
WtdymnJan 16, 2011
skuzieJan 09, 2011
tasha_b_bDec 12, 2010
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By mered Blank
I am definitley having my lap band removed in 10 days. My dr. said it could stay in and never bother me after I had ...
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mag65Mar 02, 2011
mag65Mar 02, 2011
GRAMMYLUVDBY4Jan 23, 2011
Barb135Jan 21, 2011
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By mag65 Blank
I would like to talk to people that have had gastric sleeve operations , I am going to have surgery in about 6 months...
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SassyLassieFeb 24, 2011
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By jules1960 Blank
i had a gastric bypass on the 14th jan this year is it normal to keep feeling sick, a nasty taste in my moth all the ...
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cpowellsparksFeb 11, 2011
sobermommyJan 25, 2010
janddJan 12, 2010
sobermommyNov 23, 2009
janddNov 19, 2009
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By sobermommy Blank
Hi...I just had the lap-band surgery on Aug 19th...so I am 6 days out. Each day has gotten slightly better than the o...
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