Gastric Bypass

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Gastric bypass is a surgical procedure that permanently reroutes the digestive tract. It treats morbid obesity by shrinking stomach capacity and, in turn, a person's ability to overeat
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Average Price: $14,250

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I am 27yrs old and the mother of one. I am 311 lbs and have been overweight my whole life. I have been considering this surgery for quite some time but my PCP and I felt now is the time to get it done. I gained almost 80lbs during my pregnancy. I have a family membre who didi have the bypass and... READ MORE

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I had a gastric(y n roux) procedure in january 2013 and I still am not able to eat due to stomach strictures! i am due to have the third endoscopy on friday to stretch the opening of my stomach! i am so frustrated. i am also looking at a possible surgical revision if this doesnt help...anyone... READ MORE

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I am currently 11 months out of Gastic Bypass surgery. I lost 44 lbs in the first 4 months post surgery and have not lost one ounce since then! (although I have not gained either.) I was 234 pounds before surgery and now weigh in at 190, I am 5 feet 4 inches tall. I had hoped to loose close to... READ MORE

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I'm 338lbs and have lost 30 lbs. I suffer with lympedema in both legs and have numbness after long and short periods of Standing and sitting. My Doctor has recommended the Gastric bypass. My problem is my Medicaid runs out March 15. I have Medicaid bc I lost a baby in Dec. Medicaid clients are... READ MORE

Worth It

My husband was not "on board" so I took him to my family physician whom we both respect. My Dr. Explained how I was a walking time bomb. I was on 4 blood pressure meds and my blood pressure was in the 160's. my knees and feet hurt from arthritis. I had sleep apnea. I also suffered from... READ MORE

Not Worth It

I am over 7 years post op and if I had it to do again, I wouldn't. Besides emergency gall bladder surgery 6 months out, it was pretty smooth sailing for 2 years. Then the complications began and the last 5 years have been tough. I lost 140lbs and have maintained withing a 10lb range with little... READ MORE

Not Sure

I am so excited to have everything completed and ready to go for the surgery! So far, I have had a psych evaluation, meeting with an nutritionalist, a Weight Loss Surgery Seminar put on by my surgeon, two hours long. I have been attending a monthly weight loss support group, and last but not... READ MORE

Not Sure

What to expect? Say? Bring? Had a sort of hard time getting my PCP on board... But I think we are all ready now. What can I be doing now to prep? My goal is to lose about 110 pounds. But even 80 would help. I have been seriously considering for a year. I am feeling hopeful and... READ MORE

Not Sure

My motivation are my kids. I have been considering surgery for about five years. I have tried all sorts of diets watched my food intake. you name it I've done it. My goal is to be pain free. I live a pretty active lifestyle but this past year I noticed some things about my body. when I wake up... READ MORE

Not Sure

Soooooooooooooo, this is my second review. I've already had a panniculectomy December of last year and now considering Gastric Bypass. Here's why: I'm really really happy with the outcome of my surgery but I know the results can be more remarkable if I lose weight and get to a healthy... READ MORE

Worth It

I had gastric bypass surgery one month ago. Having made the commitment to have gastic bypass surgery, I started my protein shake diet the day after consulting my surgeon even thought my surgery date was 5 weeks out. My weight started at 326. After 5 weeks on 4 protein shakes a day, I was down to... READ MORE

Worth It

It Takes a Team Effort Mentally, Physically & Spiritually. I suffer from Bipolar disorder so I had to deal with panic attacks up to and including the day of and the night after my surgery. I lost a ton of weight. (293-167) I have kept it off with little effort since my surgery 4/01. This is... READ MORE

Worth It

On the day of surgery, on 12/4/02, I was 486 lbs and 32 years old. I was not prepared to die, so I went through with this. It took a year of therapy before they would even accept me into the program. On this date, 8/16/12, I am 42 years old and weigh 227 lbs. I've had abdominoplasty in 2004 and... READ MORE

Not Sure

I am 5'1'' and 195 pounds. I have a BMI of 37. I do qualify to have either one of these surgeries done but not sure which way to go. I do have some health issues but none that will restrict me from surgery. Im not overly obese but I would like to be healthier. Can you loose to much weight... READ MORE

Worth It

I love food! I loved it before i had surgery and i still love it now, but now i eat healthier food and smaller portions. I still have some things that i love, like cheese but i have very small amounts. Since having wls i've lost a total of 198lbs and i love my life. I can play with my kids... READ MORE

Worth It

I was asked to write about my Gastric Bypass Surgery, so here are the numbers. Was almost 500lbs, had Gastric Bypass 6 years ago, now 180lbs. Usually go up and down by 10lbs depending on time of year or what I eat, but maintain at 180. Now I exercise 1 hour per day, 5 days per week with 2 days... READ MORE

Worth It

So i waited forever to get this bypass and now i got it im glad i went thorugh with it. i been a big girl forever since i was a babygirl and i liked some junk in my trunk but this was more like the hole trash can lol. its been 2 years and im finaly at my goal weight. i lost 167 and am now... READ MORE

Worth It

After growing up with weight problems that I carried through high school, college and into adult, married life, I decided it was time to get my life together. I was 32 years old, married and wanted a child and I knew I couldn't get pregnant because of my weight. I started off at 313 pounds... READ MORE

Worth It

I lost over 150 pounds in about a year. I love it and I havent gotten the weight back and know plenty of people that did it and they love their results as well. READ MORE

Not Worth It

My parents both died in my early thirties, a year apart. My daughter was an infant, my hubby was in the Air Force and was deployed a lot, and I became very depressed and was put on antidepressants. I gained a ton of weight. I tried to lose weight, and I fought for "fat acceptance" in... READ MORE

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