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I had gastric bypass surgery in 2003. I had the roux-en-y
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I was just inquiring about being on methadone maintenance
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Just some background info. I had gastric bypass back in
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47 yr old male had gastric banding in 2000' have acid reflux
47 yr old male had gastric banding in 2000' have acid reflux for 8 years or so take testosterone for 1 year (level was 300 at start , last blood test 380) about 4 years ago I started feeling fatigued … read more
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Dr. Dan
Bariatric Physician (MD)
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I have a vitamin -12 deficiency and low t-3 and protein
I have a vitamin b-12 deficiency and low t-3 and protein anemia. I had a gastric bypass surgery 11 years ago. Doctor has started b-12 regimen as of Thursday, with shots and oral medication. Protein ha… read more
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My husband had bariatric surgery 2 years ago, he is
My husband had bariatric surgery 2 years ago, he is continually constipated, so he says, and wants to know what kind of laxatives, stool softeners he can safely use. He says he can't take metamucial, … read more
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I just had the gastric sleeve surgery performed a week ago
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I am trying to determine the best type of bariatric surgery
I am trying to determine the best type of bariatric surgery to get if you also have gastroparesis. I read some articles on line that said the Sleeve Gastrectomy was best, ***** ***** doctor I saw said… read more
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I have gerd symptomps that are not helped by antacid like
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I suffer from MS, hypotyroidism and I had Vertical Gastric
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75 patients constitute a normally distributed cohort. 18
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I am a 5'11" male with a weight problem. I have tried
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I had a gastric bypass several years ago. One sympton that
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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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