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I am 6 weeks post op from gastric sleeve surgery and all has
I am 6 weeks post op from gastric sleeve surgery and all has been going well. However I must not be getting in enough water as I developed the classic signs of UTI last night. I have not had a UTI in … read more
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I was sleeved on 2.15.16. At my initial consult I told the surgeon I was concerned about my GERD worsening after having VSG. He told me if that was the case, it could be controlled with medication. At… read more
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I had a ileal-jejunal bypass over 30 years ago and only now
I had a ileal-jejunal bypass over 30 years ago and only now have been told it was the cause of my end stage renal failure. I need to have it reversed but have been able to get to consult with a doc in… read more
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How do I find the surgeon or center with the highest volume
How do I find the surgeon or center with the highest volume for bariatric surgery in either the Midwest or US?… read more
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Dr.: Surgery was a success. Getting in sufficient liquids is
Dr. Dan: Surgery was a success. Getting in sufficient liquids is the current challenge, but I keep plugging away. I have a question that is not bariatric related and wanted to ask you in particular as… read more
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Good morning, Dr.. I was just reading an article on the
Good morning, Dr. Dan. I was just reading an article on the NCBI/NIH.gov website about gastric sleeve and nutrients. One sentence in particular caught my attention: "Our concern is that, due to the us… read more
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Bringing our 53 year old son intoourhome. He is obese and
Bringing our 53 year old son intoourhome. He is obese and ended up in aemergencyroom in Richland, Wa. diagoseswere dyspnea, restrictive airway disease, morbid obesity, pickwicknian syndrome, and trach… read more
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My bmi is 29.3 and i am 37 year old woman. i have been
my bmi is 29.3 and i am 37 year old woman. i have been struggling with 15 lbs up and down but seems like i can never get rid of them once and for all. i am very athletic and play tennis 5 days a week.… read more
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I am a morbidly obese individual, about 400 lbs...68 yrs of
I am a morbidly obese individual, about 400 lbs...68 yrs of age...have everything one can get as a result of it, and NEED help....I am facing dialysis in the near future if we don't find the ri ght an… read more
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I have had bilateral auto kidney transplants due to
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How many bariatric surgeries have been performed in the us
How many bariatric surgeries have been performed in the us for the 2011 year? Also, currently how many bariatric surgeons are there in the USA?… read more
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In 2009, I weighed in at 417 pounds at 5'7" tall. I think
In 2009, I weighed in at 417 pounds at 5'7" tall. I think I've suffered from depression for a very long time. Over the last 3 years I've taken off more than 200 pounds, on my own thorugh diet (mostly)… read more
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Is a 30 year old female, 5'10, 260 lbs, otherwise healthy
Is a 30 year old female, 5'10, 260 lbs, otherwise healthy (no high blood pressure orother issues) a possible candidate for bariatric surgery?… read more
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I had gastric bypass 2 1/2 years ago. About the last week I
I had gastric bypass 2 1/2 years ago. About the last week I have had some abd discomfort after eating. It feels like gas which is not totally uncommon but it has been a little worse than normal. Howev… read more
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I am a 10-year post bariatric patient. I bled post op & had
I am a 10-year post bariatric patient . I bled post op & had a 2nd operation. Then a massive infection lead to a 3rd surgery. During that surgery I lost about 1/3 of my stomach muscles and went home t… read more
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Is there any other kind of surgery for weight loss other
is there any other kind of surgery for weight loss other than gastric banding or bypass? I would like to explore weight loss options but do not qualify for those more extreme surgeries. I am about 60 … read more
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I am seriously considering having duodenal switch surgery. I
Hi. I am seriously considering having duodenal switch surgery. I there a doc out there who knows more than the many websites and fora that I've read that can answer questions I have?… 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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