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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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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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Why is the weight loss with ESG so much less than VSG? Isn't it essentially the same procedure without removing any of the stomach? Is it that people who qualify for VSG have more weight to lose? I'm … read more
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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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Today I have been having a lot of reflux or heartburn. I've
Hi Dr. Dan. :) today I have been having a lot of reflux or heartburn. I've tried tums but it doesn't help. I take prevacid otc every day as well. It's making it very hard to get my liquids and food in… read more
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I think I made a mistake on my post op diet. Once I was
Hi Dr. Dan. I think I made a mistake on my post op diet. Once I was cleared to add milk to my diet I thought I was Ok to add blend cream soups. So I had a small amount of Broccoli cheddar soup. After … read more
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I am scheduled to have gastric sleeve surgery this month. On
Hi Dr Dan. I am scheduled to have gastric sleeve surgery this month. On a side note, lately I have been noticing that I'm not as hungry, get full a bit faster and seem to have a lot of gas. Of course … read more
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I'm hoping you can answer some questions on the Gastric
Hello. :) I'm hoping you can answer some questions on the Gastric Sleeve procedure. How often so serious complications occur? What is the death rate? Is leaking a common complication? Thank you :)… 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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60 pounds overweight for many years. six foot tall and weigh 265. I am tired of it. I have tried every diet known to man...ever since I was a kid I have fought this. I am so tired of it. I have always… read more
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I am considering gastric sleeve surgery -- 54 yo woman, BMI
Greetings! I am considering gastric sleeve surgery -- 54 yo woman, BMI about 37 with comorbidities. 1) Throughout my extensive (and failed) dieting career, I have found that nutrition advice is always… read more
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I have started the process for having bariatric surgery. I
I have started the process for having bariatric surgery. I intially believed I should have gastric bypass because of the impact it can have on diabetes. But I have been reading lately that similar res… 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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Husband had duodenal switch to lose alot of weight in 2007.
Husband had duodenal switch to lose alot of weight in 2007. Lost weight now has malabsorption issue which is interferring with doctors' abilities to prescribe the proper doses of meds he takes regular… read more
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I had the gastric sleeve operation preformed on June 2 of
I had the gastric sleeve operation preformed on June 2 of 2010. Unfortunately, I am not comfortable, nor trusting of the staff of this physician and I have not been given a true list or instructions f… read more
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I had a gastric sleeve almost three months ago, and starting
I had a gastric sleeve almost three months ago, and starting between a month and six weeks out, I have had almost constant severe gnawing hunger pains, almost where I feel like I will throw up if I do… read more
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