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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 vertical sleeve gastrectomy in 2012. Everything was
I had a vertical sleeve gastrectomy in 2012. Everything was fine and I lost 100 lbs in the first two years. But then I gained about 30 lbs back and was holding that weight for years. In the last six m… read more
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My Husband is considering Gastric Sleeve surgery, but is
My Husband is considering Gastric Sleeve surgery, but is majorly concerned about his sleep apnea after surgery he has one of the worst apnea's stops breathing 106x per hour and cant go without his mac… read more
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I will be having three abdominal hernias repaired next
I will be having three abdominal hernias repaired next month. This will be my first surgery since gastric sleeve last February. Are there any precautions necessary? Any problem taking pain meds post s… read more
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I had a hernia where half my stomach is in my chest cavity.
I had a hernia where half my stomach is in my chest cavity. Could this be repaired during lap band or would I have to have it fixed first? I correct email is***@******.***… 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
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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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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Dr. Dan
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Dr.. :) I was sleeved on the 31st and so far (praise God) I
Hi again Dr. Dan. :) I was sleeved on the 31st and so far (praise God) I am feeling well. :) My only question: is it normal to have a lump in my throat after anthesthia? Not a lump in throat feeling b… read more
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Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a small incisional hernia near my naval. Got CT scan
I have a small incisional hernia near my naval. Got CT scan this week and was told they want to wait til I've lost more weight to repair. (Had sleeve gastrectomy on Dec. 4.) When I walk, or do anythin… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Dr.: What is the vitamin regime you recommend to your sleeve
Dr. Dan: What is the vitamin regime you recommend to your sleeve patients? Would B complex w/ C (B1, B2, B6, B12) be overkill either pre surgery or post? And, are you seeing more patients requesting s… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Dr.: Following up to my earlier question about hernia repair
Dr. Dan: Following up to my earlier question about hernia repair during sleeve surgery, I just learned that I also have a "right lateral hernia located just lateral to the medial rectus muscle contain… read more
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Dr. Dan
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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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If a patient has a small hiatal hernia and an incisional
If a patient has a small hiatal hernia and an incisional hernia (at belly button) at the time of gastric sleeve surgery, would these normally be repaired at the same time?… read more
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I have cushing's disease and I want bariatric surgery. I had
I have cushing's disease and I want bariatric surgery. I had pituitary surgery about 6 months ago, thought I was in remission, started the process to have vertical sleeve surgery, and now - right befo… read more
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BEFORE I HAD THE SLEEVE gASTRECTOMY I WAS 83 KGS. i ASKED
bEFORE I HAD THE SLEEVE gASTRECTOMY I WAS 83 KGS. i ASKED THE DOCTOR HOW MANY KILO'S WIL I OOSE. HE SAID 20TO 22 KG'S. I AM SO CONCERNED ABOUT MY WEIGHT NO. I OST 20 I'M NOW 63. DO YOU THINK I WILL LO… read more
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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 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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I have lost about 140 pounds on my own. I used to be over
I have lost about 140 pounds on my own. I used to be over 500 pounds and got down to 387. I'm currently trying to adjust my meds because one or two of them have been causing me to retain fluid. I have… read more
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