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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 gastric bypass surgery 6 years ago and am starting to gain most of the weight that I lost. I went out of the country to get the surgery because it was 45000 u.s dollars here. Can you find out fo… read more
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I had JI surgery in 1967 at Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital in
I had JI surgery in 1967 at Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital in Michigan. I have not had any major problems to this point. However, at the present time I am losing hair and my nails are striated and chip … read more
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What kind of surgical (revision)options are available for
Hello, What kind of surgical (revision)options are available for someone who had a roux en y gastric bypass in 1987 and now has gained most back with stretched out pouch?… read more
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Dr.: Have you ever had a patient who had had a right
Dr. Dan: Have you ever had a patient who had had a right colectomy that resulted in too much scar tissue for gastric sleeve surgery to be successful?… read more
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My question is about revision from Lap Band to Gastric
My question is about revision from Lap Band to Gastric Bypass. I hope this is not too long but I want to provide thorough background. In 2006, I had Lap Band surgery with very marginal results. Althou… read more
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I rouen-y surgery in 2008. In 2011, it was determined that I
I rouen-y surgery in 2008. In 2011, it was determined that I had a fistula. I had revision surgery on 12/27/2011 and was released on 12/29. On 1/4, I started experiencing pain in my right abdomen. By … 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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Putting aside insurance coverage for a moment, how should
Putting aside insurance coverage for a moment, how should you evaluate whether you should consider weight loss surgery rather than keep trying to find the moment to do a massive weight loss campaign? … read more
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I had to have a Gastric bypass revision last year due to a
I had to have a Gastric bypass revision last year due to a perforated ulcer. Four months later the dr. Found another ulcer, this time it was treated successfully. One month ago the pain came back o my… read more
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What type of diet and meal plan do I need to follow because
What type of diet and meal plan do I need to follow because of chronic pancreatitis and gastric bypass surgery?… read more
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I have had a ROU en Y gastric bypass in January 2001. I went
Hi, I have had a ROU en Y gastric bypass in January 2001. I went from 478lbs down to 250lbs in about 1 year. Almost 10 years later I'm at 320lbs. I exercise as much as I can. A torn medial meniscus ha… read more
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I am female 5'5 39 years old with active RA. I am severely
I am female 5'5 39 years old with active RA. I am severely m/o weighing in at over 400 pounds. I have a lap-band that I have had for 8 years that did not do much. I am on lots of RA meds plus thyroid … read more
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I asked a Bariatric question on 10-12-10-2010 and never saw
I asked a Bariatric question on 10-12-10-2010 and never saw a reply of any kind. there was a margin note "closed". what does that mean. did you see my question or do I have to restate it all over agai… read more
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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 bypass surgery 5 years ago, but I didn't wait enough
I had bypass surgery 5 years ago, but I didn't wait long enough and had back to back pregnancies within the first two years after the surgery. Since then my weight has been around 200-210 lbs. Since m… read more
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If a person is taking prednisone for PMR will they still
if a person is taking prednisone for PMR will they still qualify for the Rouen Wye surgery?… read more
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I had the jejunoileal bypass in 1985 at UCLA. I have
I had the jejunoileal bypass in 1985 at UCLA. I have maintained my weight loss of 160 lbs. Unfortunately I have not been able to ever do any followup as UCLA doesn't keep records that old and the doct… read more
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