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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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...
I keep reading about complications regardiong the fills , post op, getting back to eating foods. Is it really that terrible? Would you ...
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Are you severely overweight and weight loss surgery is the only option for you now? Are you a doctor who works with patients that are mo...
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I'm having the sleeve done in 6-8 weeks. I'm very excited! Any tips, wise words the doctor may have missed, success stories, etc?
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I had my original RnY Bypass in October of 2016. My first two post op hospital admissions were for pancreatitis. After that the hospita...
I am 5 weeks post gastric bypass and I would like to ask if possible to have a glass of wine now and what is the risk if you did it now?
I am thinking really hard on doing weight loss surgery. I would really benifit from it for several reasons. I am 32 years old and I am bo...
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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! ...
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In 1989,I was almost 300lbs & had a gastric bypass.For the past 2yrs.,I've had lab results with extremely low Vit. D,Vit. B12 & elevated ...
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Hey ! I am 25 years old and I think I am going through a very difficult situation in my life. Whenever I have strong emotions, whether i...
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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...
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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 ...
Has anyone suffering from weight gain as a result of medications for mental illness had lap band surgery? Our son has gained over one hu...
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I have SEVERE SEVERE SEVERE dumping syndrome AND late dumping syndrome. I'm malnourished which has led to being only 105 pounds, blind in...
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I just has the y bypass dont on the 15th I am doing good lost 22 lbs but I need someone to talk to thats had this done.If there is anyone...
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Please Help!! I live in Seattle and want my Lap Band removed NOW anyone from Seattle that knows where to get that done locally??
I had gastric bypass surgery in 2005.Ever since my surgery I suffer from a lot of stomache pains along with ulcers.I have been put in I.C...
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Ok, I have gastric bypass aka roux en y done on 12/22/15, I am doing pretty well. Healed nicely, scars looking good, and down almost 30...
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My doctor just sent a referral for me to have weight loss surgery. I know you need to be quit smoking before surgery and they will test m...
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