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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 am 6 weeks post op from gastric sleeve surgery and all has been going well. However I must not be getting in enough water as I developed the classic signs of UTI last night. I have not had a UTI in … read more
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I received my pre-op diet instructions yesterday (starts tomorrow). I knew this was coming and have every intention on following it, but I'm curious: what's important about the "liquid" part in terms … read more
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I forgot to ask a few things in my last question. 1. Does
Hello again. I forgot to ask a few things in my last question. 1. Does having nonalcoholic fatty liver/slightly bigger liver make the surgery for difficult? 2. How soon after the procedure do most ser… read more
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I'm 4 1/2 years out from RNY (Kaiser Nor CA). Went from 290
Hi, I'm 4 1/2 years out from RNY (Kaiser Nor CA). Went from 290 - 182 and have maintained that. I'm 59 years of age, male. 2 questions if I may; I'm having minor short-term memory issues (did I mentio… read more
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My bmi is 29.3 and i am 37 year old woman. i have been
my bmi is 29.3 and i am 37 year old woman. i have been struggling with 15 lbs up and down but seems like i can never get rid of them once and for all. i am very athletic and play tennis 5 days a week.… read more
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A 55-year old woman for whom I am somewhat responsible as
A 55-year old woman for whom I am somewhat responsible as she is a mental health client, now weighs 350 lbs, and is about 5' 8" tall. She is looking into bariatric bypass surgery, but I am truly conce… read more
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I am a 5'4" manic-depressive female. I am supposed to weigh
Hi, I am a 5'4" manic-depressive female. I am supposed to weigh no more than 150lbs. When I got married I weighed 190lbs and now I weigh 211. Am I a candidate for this surgery. I am 'Pre-Diabetic' and… read more
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I had a RNY Gastric Bypass over 8 years ago. Recently, I
I had a RNY Gastric Bypass over 8 years ago. Recently, I have been under a doctor's care for Multiple Sclerosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Degenerative Disc Disease and Osteoarthritis in both of my knees.… read more
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I am 4 years RNY post op. I have been having pains in my
I am 4 years RNY post op. I have been having pains in my right side off and on for a while now. The pain pretty much stops me in my tracks for a while and then goes away. I have had a sharp twisting p… read more
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In 2006 I had a RNY gastric bypass. I was told to avoid the
In 2006 I had a RNY gastric bypass. I was told to avoid the use of NSAIDs. I now have bilateral torn rotator cuffs and have been prescribed Arthrotec to help manage the pain while evaluation for possi… read more
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I had rny gastric bypass surgery in november 2004. In April
I had rny gastric bypass surgery in november 2004. In April of 2005, I got pregnant. In the 5 months post-op and pre-pregnancy, I lost 113lbs. My weight loss paused during my pregnancy. I've been goin… read more
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I am 9 years post op. I initially lost 165 pounds and over
I am 9 years post op. I initially lost 165 pounds and over the course of the last five years have gained back 30 pounds. All in all I think this is ok. I am 51 years old and I had the surgery to live … read more
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I have had a ROU en Y gastric bypass in January 2001. I went
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Two years ago I had Gastric Bypass Surgery. In addition to
Two years ago I had Gastric Bypass Surgery. In addition to the pain and cramping and literally "forgetting" to eat because I had no appetite, I began to feel over medicated, sluggish, disoriented, and… read more
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I am an overweight person who has been looking at the idea
Hello, I am an overweight person who has been looking at the idea of gastric bypass or gastric banding for a little while now. I am leaning towards banding being the best alternative, although I under… read more
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