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Im thinking of weight loss surgery an I know there are
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Our daughter is very over-weight and is considering gastric
Hi, Our daughter is very over-weight and is considering gastric sleave surgery. She is 43 years old, 63 inches tall, and guessing around 350 pounds. She has sleep apnea and high blood pressure. Is thi… read more
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I have had gasteric bypas surgery in 2002, but have gained
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Is it inevitable after bariatric surgery that the gastric
Is it inevitable after bariatric surgery that the gastric pouch and gastric sleeve both stretch over time even if good eating habits are followed? Is one more "elastic" than the other?… read more
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I am a 34 yr. old female, 5 ft. 8 in. tall weighing 233 lbs.
I am a 34 yr. old female, 5 ft. 8 in. tall weighing 233 lbs. It seems impossible for me to lose weight no matter what I do. And it seems like I am always hungry no matter what. I do like to eat and fi… 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 had Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass 02/01/2008. I got down to 157
I had Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass 02/01/2008. I got down to 157 lbs. In the last year, I have re-gained 55 pounds due to slipping back in to poor eating habits. I am now eating healthy again, in the mann… read more
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Dr. Dan
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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 considering Bariatric surgery after wearing down all
I am considering Bariatric surgery after wearing down all the cartilage in my left knee and other injuries. I was in so much pain for so long and could not work out thus gained a lot of weight. I have… read more
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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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I had gastric bypass 7 yrs ago and the last year my lower
I had gastric bypass 7 yrs ago and the last year my lower stomach seems to double up and move a little causing some pain. What causes this?… read more
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I am post gastric bypass from 2003. Within the last 3 months
I am post gastric bypass from 2003. Within the last 3 months I have had severe vomiting with most meals. I saw a bariatric doctor and had both a barium swallow and an endoscopy done that revealed a 3c… read more
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I had gastric bypass is 2004. I've lost all but the last
I had gastric bypass is 2004. I've lost all but the last stubborn 30lbs. I want to know what I can do for appetite suppression. Is hoodia safe or is there something else I could try like it?… read more
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How should a patient be on IV'S if she is sent to the
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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 had open rny 13 years ago and maintained my weight by a 10
I had open rny 13 years ago and maintained my weight by a 10 pound increase.However, ever since takinh Lyrica for fibro 14 months,I can't get full.It seems I've stretched my stoma,cause it feels like … read more
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