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Prof_NealApr 04
janddJun 15, 2010
Elliot R Goodman, MD Jun 20, 2010
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By angiela Blank
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 w...
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Prof_NealApr 04
Elliot R Goodman, MD Jan 25, 2010
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By Marsha56 Blank
10 year post distal gastric bypass (open) patient. Developed fissure and finally an anal fistula. Treatment? Additi...
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Elliot R Goodman, MD Aug 02, 2010
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By eh1970 Blank
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 s...
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Elliot R Goodman, MD Aug 02, 2010
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By Gao2005 Blank
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 c...
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maggs809Jun 15, 2010
janddJun 15, 2010
Elliot R Goodman, MD Jun 20, 2010
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By maggs809 Blank
Hi, I am in the process of getting gastric bypass surgery done. I am really scared especially when I hear those horr...
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Elliot R Goodman, MD Jun 20, 2010
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By leeann2 Blank
last 3 yrs , i have had 3 pancreatitic attacks. gallbladder normal, pancreas-normal, enlarged common hepatic-11cm bi...
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Elliot R Goodman, MD May 24, 2010
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By chris9848 Blank
I was wondering does anyone ever have the lap band surgery with intentions of getting it removed after they reach the...
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DLH6890May 23, 2010
Elliot R Goodman, MD Apr 14, 2010
Elliot R Goodman, MD May 24, 2010
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By LivingnPresent Blank
Had roux en y 4 years ago..since that time my white blood cell count has been pretty low...hematologist checked me...
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Elliot R Goodman, MD May 18, 2010
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By jfarley646 Blank
Hi There, I had duodenal switch surgery in 2001. In the last 3 years I developed iron deficiency anemia and a host...
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Elliot R Goodman, MD May 05, 2010
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By candygirl22 Blank
I originally wanted to get the sleeve gastrectomy but was told my insurance wouldn't cover because it is still consid...
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candygirl22May 03, 2010
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By Juls2010 Blank
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 fee...
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Dixie909Apr 24, 2010
Elliot R Goodman, MD Apr 26, 2010
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By mars0909 Blank
Does anyone have any recommendations on a multivitamin? I have been taking a liquid multivitamin called Live The Sour...
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Elliot R Goodman, MD Apr 26, 2010
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By kellymw Blank
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 u...
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Elliot R Goodman, MD Apr 16, 2010
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By docnancy Blank
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 ...
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Monica_Apr 09, 2010
sassy1965612Mar 31, 2010
Elliot R Goodman, MD Mar 25, 2010
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By sassy1965612 Blank
my husband needs this surgery to live he is 480 and we have no insurence bad credit and he needs it before i loose hi...
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Elliot R Goodman, MD Mar 08, 2010
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By StarWish624 Blank
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 th...
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KARENCIFeb 21, 2010
Elliot R Goodman, MD Feb 20, 2010
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By KARENCI Blank
I am considering having bariatric surgery in Mexico. My husband is having it in the US, I don't qualify for it here ...
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Elliot R Goodman, MD Feb 20, 2010
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By Jwheel Blank
Hello, I had a gastric bypass on 2005, everything went great until 2008 when another doctor removed my gall bladde...
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Elliot R Goodman, MD Feb 20, 2010
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By gottamakeachange Blank
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 o...
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Elliot R Goodman, MD Feb 20, 2010
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By aumimariea Blank
I need the whole shabang. I am a 32 yr old feemale mom of 5, 250lbs with severe permanate back issues and asthma and ...
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