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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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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...
I had the gastric bypass 6 years ago, and I have went from 285 lbs to a low of 155 lbs. Right now I'm at 170. I had to have my gall bladd...
I had my Roux en y gastric bypass surgery in 1999. I've been having medical problems ever since some serious some not. Has anyone had or ...
Has anyone had their lap band removed? I am thinking about doing that because after having my band for 3 years I have gained my weight b...
I live in the central florida area and have gone to several doctors who recommend the surgery but also want $17000. They say if I don't ...
Summary: History: RNY Gastric bypass and gallbladder removed over 5 years ago. Iron deficiency is common as well as D in the past couple...
I've been through this gastric bypass surgery and was able to reduce my weight upto 40 Kilo and I am very happy for that . But after th...
Good day wonderful ppl Me and boyfriend have been trying to get pregnant since we lost our baby after 5 weeks of conceiving last year...
Me and my fiancé have been trying to get pregnant for 10 months and still nothing. I have a irregular period but I still ovulate and we d...
I had gasric bypass jn 2010 I went from 360 or 350 to 200 pounds. I went up to 260 now im at 231 currently. My anxiety about losing weig...
I am a 24 year old female who has been big all my life.I diet and exercise and nothing works. I can't afford insurance and really need so...
I want to know if anyone out there that has had this done had complications. I have a sharp epigastric pain? I am 7 years out from my b...
I have been approved for the roux en y gastric bypass operation but I am not sure that I can go through with it. I am not sure that this...
I am scheduled to have a sleeve gastrectomy, but am now very concerned about the removal of ghrelin.... I have a strong family history o...
Hi, I had my band fitted in May 2014 and since Aug 2014 have had approx 18 occasions of me visiting the A & E thinking I am having a hear...
Anybody have any good advice on how to avoid or what to take and when?
I would really appreciate some feedback. I am 32 years old. I have hypopituitarism and I'm one horomone replacement. I had a pit tumor...
  
How am I supposed to consume 60 grams of protein and drink the water when I can't drink more than a sip at a time? If I drink too fast m...
Has anyone had trouble inputting food from the search menu?
Hi, I am a gastric bypass patient since 2011. I am suppose to get vitamin B12 shots every 3 months. I haven't had a shot since December 2...
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