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I recently moved to Colombia from the US. Just prior I had
Hola,I recently moved to Colombia from the US. Just prior I had gastric sleeve surgery in Mexico (sx 3 March 2021). I had a reflux/GERD problem prior to the surgery. We were told that there was a risk… read more
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I had a gastric bypass in 2004, during which they repaired
I had a gastric bypass in 2004, during which they repaired an ihatical hernia. I had GERD long before that and it returned about 6 months after my surgery. My surgery was extremely successful, I lost … read more
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Not the same person you are thinkingI am. I am female and
Not the same person you are thinkingI am. I am female and had a very severe hiatal hernia with 98% of my stomach above my diaphragm. The surgery was over 4 hrs in length. I cannot seem to lose weight … read more
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I have a 38 year old daughter with spastic diplegia CP. The
I have a 38 year old daughter with spastic diplegia CP. The main effect of the disability is that she is now developing arthrititis in her ankles, feet etc. and she is always in pain. She walks with k… read more
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Our daughter is very over-weight and is considering gastric
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Dr.: If obesity is a strong reason why patients have a
Dr. Dan: If obesity is a strong reason why patients have a hiatal hernia, does that mean the hernia resolves once significant weight loss occurs?… read more
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My question is about revision from Lap Band to Gastric
My question is about revision from Lap Band to Gastric Bypass. I hope this is not too long but I want to provide thorough background. In 2006, I had Lap Band surgery with very marginal results. Althou… read more
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As to my earlier question, since my insurance currently
As a follow up to my earlier question, since my insurance currently approves bariatric surgery only for weight loss, do you have any advice as to how I can get this surgery approved by insurance? From… read more
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I have been experiencing lower abdominal and back pain for
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As part of my pre-op requirements for lap-band, I had an
As part of my pre-op requirements for lap-band, I had an upper GI which determined I have Grade B reflux esophagitis including a gastric ulcer, possible eosinophilic esophagitis, and erythematous duod… read more
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Are there any lapband experts willing to evaluate a post
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My wife needs to lose 25 pounds before a second surgery can
My wife needs to lose 25 pounds before a second surgery can be done to repair a paraesophageal hernia. The surgery needs to be done by August. We are hoping for a date sometime in June. A nutritionist… read more
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TO GETTING STOMACH SUGERY, I AM 45 YEARS OLD WITH A BMI
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Is it safe to go to Mexico for gastric sleeve surgery? I do
Is it safe to go to Mexico for gastric sleeve surgery? I do not mean the drug wars, but the actual operation being done, the cleanliness, the qualifications of doctors, the true success rates, etc.?… read more
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I am female 5'5 39 years old with active RA. I am severely
I am female 5'5 39 years old with active RA. I am severely m/o weighing in at over 400 pounds. I have a lap-band that I have had for 8 years that did not do much. I am on lots of RA meds plus thyroid … read more
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I am undecided if I should go through doing the Vertical
I am undecided if I should go through doing the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, I am 40 yrs old female have border line diabetis, HBP, Severe Sleep apnea, hypo thyroid. im 210 pounds and my height 5'1". … read more
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This is the first Bariatrics question in the Bariatrics category on JustAnswer. The first Expert approved for the category (or the first one approved who sees it) can answer and get your first accept!… read more
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