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This forum is for questions and discussions relating to: Choosing a Bariatric Surgeon, Complications, Considerations, Cosmetic Surgery, Diet and Eating, Emotional Issues, Gastric Bypass Surgery, Health Insurance Issues, Lap Band Surgery, Nutritional Issues, Pre Surgery Issues, Post Surgery Issues, Questions to Ask Your Surgeon, Roux Y Gastric Bypass, StomaphyX, Success Stories, and Transoral ROSE.
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I had the Lap Band surgery in 2003. Lost the total of 90 lbs. Then in 2007 I became pregnant and regained all of my weight back during my...
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10 year post distal gastric bypass (open) patient. Developed fissure and finally an anal fistula. Treatment? Additionally!!!! Vit D de...
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Hello, I had RNY Gastric Bypass about 1 year ago. At my one year check up I was told my Iron level was low. My surgery was done in t...
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I had a mini-gastric bypass a year ago and my ALK Phos is still elevated. It is 210. It was 205 4 months ago! Of course, when you get ...
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Hi, I am in the process of getting gastric bypass surgery done. I am really scared especially when I hear those horror stories about alm...
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last 3 yrs , i have had 3 pancreatitic attacks. gallbladder normal, pancreas-normal, enlarged common hepatic-11cm bilirubin=normal ,akal...
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I was wondering does anyone ever have the lap band surgery with intentions of getting it removed after they reach their goal weight?
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Had roux en y 4 years ago..since that time my white blood cell count has been pretty low...hematologist checked me out a year or so an...
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Hi There, I had duodenal switch surgery in 2001. In the last 3 years I developed iron deficiency anemia and a host of other vitamin de...
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I originally wanted to get the sleeve gastrectomy but was told my insurance wouldn't cover because it is still considered "experimental" ...
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I had the gastric by-pass in 2006 and i honestly havent had any problems. I am young so maybe that helps but I am feelin good... Yes i ha...
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Does anyone have any recommendations on a multivitamin? I have been taking a liquid multivitamin called Live The Source, does anyone else...
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can you help me? i just celebrated my 31st birthday, i am 5'2.and weigh in at over 450. I've been incredibly active up until 5 years ago,...
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Is it possible that my high protein diet before and after my Roux-en-y surgery on 1-22-10 has cause me to have three times the normal amo...
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my husband needs this surgery to live he is 480 and we have no insurence bad credit and he needs it before i loose him he is 44. Is there...
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I had Roux-en-Y surgery in 2003. Starting weight was 309, weight now is 139. I am very proud to have lost and kept the weight off BUT......
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I am considering having bariatric surgery in Mexico. My husband is having it in the US, I don't qualify for it here under our insurance ...
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Hello, I had a gastric bypass on 2005, everything went great until 2008 when another doctor removed my gall bladder during an intestin...
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I had my surgrey 3 yrs ago . i lost 200lbs and have gain 130 lbs back and still gaining. i`ve tried to get a handle on the situtaion. I`v...
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I need the whole shabang. I am a 32 yr old feemale mom of 5, 250lbs with severe permanate back issues and asthma and want gastric bypass ...
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