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I had the gastric bypass surgery on 7/15 of last year and I
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What is the best doctor-approved way to lose weight? I had a
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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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Im thinking of weight loss surgery an I know there are several different types need thorough information to decide which I want to go with… read more
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I had gastric bypass roux en y 10 years ago. For the last
Hi, I had gastric bypass roux en y 10 years ago. For the last year I've been taking 2 Lortab a day for back pain, quite often on an Empty stomach. Any chance this could cause colitis?… read more
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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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I am a 34 yr old mother of 4. Had a gastric bypass in 2001,
I am a 34 yr old mother of 4. Had a gastric bypass in 2001, maintained 80 lb weight loss even thru last 2 pregnancies. I am on 400 mg of wellbutrin and an antabuse maintainance dose of 250 mg. I haven… read more
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I had Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass 02/01/2008. I got down to 157
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I'm 6 years post op, and as many patients tend to do, have
I'm 6 years post op, and as many patients tend to do, have gotten a little complacent. In 3 years, I've gained 26 lbs back. The gaining, albeit slowed, has plateaued ,and I'm motivated to get back to … read more
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I had gastric by-pass roux-en-y in 11/2000. I weighed 385.
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I had the roux en Y (phonetic spelling) bypass July of 2000.
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This question regards ***** ***** lab changes in Roux-en-Y gastric bypass patients. I had this done at age 43 and lost 170 pounds in a little over a year, settling at a completely normal weight for he… 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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