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 started out at 286lb and before my pregnancy I was 110lb I lost 176lbs. Because of my severe problem with food horrible pain after mea...
I had my surgery in 1999 and lost 175 lbs, I have put 60 lbs back on and can't seem to lose it, and I'm really wanting to get back to a h...
I had my band removed 2 months ago after 2 yrs in as i couldn't eat anything and had bad heartburn and black vomiting. Even though the ba...
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I am considering a gastric sleeve as I am overweight and unable to lose the weight despite exercise and diet attempts. My question is; gi...
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I'm 19 months post- sleeve and 8 weeks pregnant. I have gain 16lbs in the past 3 weeks. I'm nervous what will happen if the trend continu...
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I am seeing many many questions and posts about having bands removed and eating around bands. I think it is very important to remember a ...
I had my lap band put in August 2005, going on 9 years now, in Tijuana, MX. I went back 3 times to get fills which, looking back, was a m...
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PLEASE HELP.... My 18 yr old daughter is 5 weeks post op gastric bypass surgery, she had a stricture dilation last week, and another 1 ju...
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Hi everyone, I'm really at a crossroads and am having trouble deciding if I should have weight loss surgery or not. I'm currently about ...
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I had gastric bypass in 2007, and I lost 100lbs but now, IM sick all the time horrible stomache cramps, usually on my left side. Boughts...
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i use to smoke within 1 month, sometimes i feel pain in my testicle, and one day when i masturbate, there was a little amount of semen wa...
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I was wondering if anyone out there has PCOS and has gone through the gastric banding. My doctor has mentioned it and I was wondering if ...
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My husband had Bariatric surgery in mid March. Then the last day of April was involved in a minor car collision, where he was hit in the ...
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I had the surgery done in Aug 1994 - I went from 285 to 180(went as low as 165, but that was underweight so I gained some). I have se...
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Hi, I think you're all brave, dedicated and motivated people. I am not overweight or obese, so for me, lap band would be elective and e...
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Any suggestions to get back on track. Had surgery 8 years ago and did well for couple years but have gained 75 pounds back. Any advise. ...
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I had bariatric surgery three years ago called gastric sleeve. The only problem I have is butt cheek aches. I can't sit too long or lay o...
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Hi Guys, here is an interesting and informational article... Weight Loss Surgery may keep diabetes and heart woes at bay for long period...
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Decided to get this done. But they insist on a blood test the day of the surgery for smoking. I am trying to quit but my New wife is a sm...
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I am obese at BMI 42, obs sleep apnea, non compliance of CPAP. Center obesity is main factor. Critical low on growth hormones-age 55. Sug...
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