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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 have had my lapband since 2005.i lost 40lbs and then started throwing up everything. They to everything out of the port but didn't remo...
I sometimes get a pain in my chest, it goes away, but I am concerned about heart attacks. I am a female 70 yrs old
This past week i got really sick and was in the hospital i was havein bad pains n my chest and couldn't eat or drink anyways the dr told ...
Three months after having gastric bypass surgery, our daughter developed chronic lower left abdominal pain. In the past 3 years, she has...
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Would you have gone through your bariatric surgery risking the complications and all the pain if you knew about how easy it is to lose a ...
Capsiplex Plus is a safe fat burner or any side effect with this.
I had my lap band removed on June 30, 2010 and am so relieved that I had this done. Has anyone else done this and how long is the recove...
Hello, I have started the procedures for weight loss surgery. I have not yet decided on the procedure I would like (roux en-y gastric byp...
Walking pass a mirror not knowing That she is the image gazing back at thee... Stares from strangers burn like torches to her skin Sm...
I'm disabled with advancing MS; and I'm also scheduled for gastric bypass next week. Are there any precautions I should take, in order t...
I've been looking into surgery for a long time. my current Dr (new to me btw) says I medically don't need it based on my lab results. I h...
So today I saw a bariatric surgeon and discussed having the VSG, I had already done all my research and was all set to sign the paperwork...
I have had my lap band since 2009 and have lost 75 lbs. This has been a very slow process for me as I thought the band would be a miracl...
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I have been having a problem with eating too much for my band and having to regurgitate in order to breathe comfortably again. While I a...
I'm 5'3 and weighed in last week at 160 lbs. I'm seriously thinking of getting the B-12 & Lipo injections and wondering about the B-6. ...
Currently I am 370lbs and have a list of medical problems most skeletal bone fusion and bone spurs in the neck, and now high blood pressu...
I'm a little over 4 years post-gastric bypass, and we just found out I'm pregnant! I was wondering if anyone could recommend a good, easy...
i am in the final stages before getting the lapband done and was wondering , i know when i lose thw weight there will be excess skin, wha...
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