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I had gastric sleeve surgery about 12 years ago and then
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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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I had gastric sleeve surgery 6 years ago and I developed acid reflux after but it has worsen is there anything else besides revision surgery that can get rid of it. I heard taking omeprazole long term… read more
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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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Would gastric sleeve surgery be relatively safe for me in
Would gastric sleeve surgery be relatively safe for me in Mexico? I'm 46, only take blood pressure and cholesterol meds. No other health issues. My BMI is 35-36. Need to loose 75-80 lbs to be normal w… read more
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I had the vertical sleeve done in April and haven't gone
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I'm 120 lbs overweight. I want to have the sleeve done but
I'm 120 lbs overweight. I want to have the sleeve done but am doing the nutritionist part a little longer than normal as I have issues with food. I just came from my nutritionist but forgot to ask her… read more
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I had a gastric sleeve done about 3yrs ago now. It seems
I had a gastric sleeve done about 3yrs ago now. It seems like I'm eating more than I used to a year ago, but my weight isn't really changing should I be concerned? I'm just always afraid of stretching… 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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What do I need to do to get started? I work for Carill and
What do I need to do to get started? I work for Carill and have Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Minnesota Insurance. How long would I have to be off work?… read more
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I have started the process for having bariatric surgery. I
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I'm only 31, but I've been morbidly obese virtually all my
I'm only 31, but I've been morbidly obese virtually all my life. I'm seriously considering Gastric Sleeve, but I want to hear someone give me some arguments against it. Not because I'd liketo be talke… read more
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Is it safe to go to Mexico for gastric sleeve surgery? I do not mean the drug wars, but the actual operation being done, the cleanliness, the qualifications of doctors, the true success rates, etc.?… read more
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