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I had gastric sleeve surgery done 6 years ago and had some
Hi, I had gastric sleeve surgery done 6 years ago and had some what I'd call normal acid reflux here and there but recently I gained about 15/20 pounds and now it's worse . Now my question is did this… read more
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I had gastric bypass in 2015 and have gained about 35 pounds
Hello, I had gastric bypass in 2015 and have gained about 35 pounds back. I've attempted many times to lose the weight but have failed. Is there another weight loss surgery that can be done after havi… read more
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I had gastric bypass surgery in 2003. I had the roux-en-y
I had gastric bypass surgery in 2003. I had the roux-en-y and followed all of the instructions, lost 100 pounds in 8 months, and have maintained it since that time. I now have a lot of vitamin deficie… read more
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What is the best doctor-approved way to lose weight? I had a
What is the best doctor-approved way to lose weight? I had a gastric bypass ( roux n y ) in 1995 and lost over 100 pounds. I started gained weight back in 2004. I am now about 120 pounds over weight. … read more
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I had the "Roux-en-Y" gastric bypass in 2008. I am 5'10" and
Hi Dr Dan, I had the "Roux-en-Y" gastric bypass in 2008. I am 5'10" and was 350 pounds before the surgery and after the surgery, I got down to 190. 2 years after this procedure, I had a bad fall from … read more
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I am five years out from a gastric bypass surgery. I have
I am five years out from a gastric bypass surgery. I have maintained a 60 lb weight loss, however I would still like to lose another 30 pounds. Please give me some viable options. I currently have a b… read more
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If someone has a gastric bypass and is on a methadone
If someone has a gastric bypass and is on a methadone maintenance program, will the oral form of methadone need changed d/t malabsorption?… read more
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Which surgery is best for weight loss and maintaining the
Which surgery is best for weight loss and maintaining the weightless? Gastric sleeve or gastric bypass surgery? I had the sleeve nd my sisters doctor told her the gastric bypass is better . We both ha… read more
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Dr. Dan
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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 recently read that the malabsorption of calories after
I recently read that the malabsorption of calories after gastric bypass lasts only 18-24months. Is this true?… read more
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As a gastric bypass patient ages, what is the likelihood
As a gastric bypass patient ages, what is the likelihood that the malabsorption-caused vitamin/nutritional deficiencies have a bigger negative impact on health? I am 55 and I doubt I will not have som… read more
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Can a person with one kidney do banding? Will it hurt my
Can a person with one kidney do banding? Will it hurt my kidney in any way. I am diabetic and am wondering. I need to lose a LOT of weight.… read more
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I had a roux n y procedure done in 2005, and have managed to
i had a roux n y procedure done in 2005, and have managed to keep off 85 of my 100 pound loss....however, the weight is slowly creeping up....a few pounds a year....It seems that my body is simply doi… 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'm 5 years post gastric bypass, and I'm still 15 pounds
I'm 5 years post gastric bypass, and I'm still 15 pounds from my goal. I have a lot of loose skin. I'm wondering if the loose skin is making up for the 15 pounds.… read more
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I am waiting for my dr's approval, but you could tell me
I am waiting for my dr's approval, but you could tell me what all is involved with a gastric bypass? I have gastroparesis, so they want to remove part of my stomach and small intestine and eliminate t… read more
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I am a 5'11" male with a weight problem. I have tried
I am a 5'11" male with a weight problem. I have tried numerous diets with little success. I am considering Liposuction, Lapband surgery or Gastric Bypass. I am looking for imformation on all of these … read more
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I had gastric bypass 5 years ago. I wanted to lose 100 lbs.
I had gastric bypass 5 years ago. I wanted to lose 100 lbs. - which I did within the first year. My problem is this: I have lost an additional 25 lbs. without trying, in fact I can't stop losing weigh… read more
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