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Bariatric / Weight Loss Surgery Community

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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I had serious health problems which kept me bedridden for two years, during which time I put on an additional 70 pounds. But I recover...
I keep reading about complications regardiong the fills , post op, getting back to eating foods. Is it really that terrible? Would you ...
I take Proglycem every day, and it will be lifelong. From my understanding, this is not a complication that was really researched until ...
I had the rouy n y (i know that's not how you spell it) I had it done 2011 I was 240 the day of surgery and I'm down to about 130ish! ...
What are the complications for having lap band removed? How long is this surgery? I have had the lap band for 2 years and have gained 2...
Hi, My uncle has obesity problem, he weighs 215 kg's approximately, He wants to have a Gastric Bypass Surgery or any other what doctors s...
Hi there, I’m new to the forum, and hope someone can give me some information about gastric bypass surgery and hyperthyroidism. I’m hyp...
Hi, I am a 52 year old woman who was always suspected of hypothroidism. I have always had a weight problem but, because I always ate heal...
I was banded in 2010 and my band is removed in Nov 2016. Main reason being that I had the burp a lot. Not only after I eat something but ...
I had gastric bypass in late 2012. Recent cholesterol results from primary doctor were total 159. HDL 69. Direct LDL 76. Seems very good,...
So this is a little graphic, sorry, but I need some help. I’m very overweight and my stomach hangs over my front. I’ve had issues with cy...
So this is a little graphic, sorry, but I need some help. I’m very overweight and my stomach hangs over my front. I’ve had issues with cy...
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