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How Much Does Gastric Bypass Surgery Cost?

Please help me understand what kind of costs are involved with the gastric bypass surgery process. READ MORE

Possible to Have Second Gastric Bypass Surgery?

I had gastric bypass surgery 30 years ago. I received no follow-up support. The surgery was reversed about 8 years later. I had lost a lot of weight... READ MORE

Smoking and Gastric Bypass Surgery

My doctor said point blank that he doesn't operate on smokers but he doesn't care if you start smoking again after surgery. Why? What are the... READ MORE

What is the Difference Between Gastric Banding and Gastric Bypass?

I'd like to know how is gastric banding different from gastric bypass? Which of the two is the safest, gives you the most results, and has the least... READ MORE

Will Gastric Bypass Help my Underactive Thyroid (Hypothyroidism)?

Can my condition be improved by getting bypass surgery? READ MORE

Gastric Bypass - Self-Pay Patient Vs. Insurance

I am trying to get approval through my insurance company (BCBS) for gastric bypass. I'm wondering if there is a benefit to skipping the insurance... READ MORE

Is Gastric Bypass Reversible?

Can I get the gastric bypass reversed if something goes wrong or if it doesn't work out for me? READ MORE

Gastric Bypass and Tummy Tuck at the Same Time?

I've had a Gastric bypass (8 years out) and now I need to have a hernia repair re-done. I want to have a Tummy Tuck at the same time. Is this possible... READ MORE

How Long to Wait After C-section to Have Bariatric Surgery?

It Has Been 5 Months and I Weight 288 Lbs. I develop gestational diabetes and had a 10 lbs 15 oz baby, my blood pressure is 150/100 and my PCP is very... READ MORE

Gastric Bypass with Hernia Repair - Can It Be Done at the Same Time?

If not, how long should I wait? The hernia is painful and swollen so I'd like to get it fixed ASAP. READ MORE

Gastric Bypass Revision

I had the gastric bypass in 2002 and went from 330 to 160. I got pregnant and had 2 girls back to back. I regained some of my weight and stay around... READ MORE

Do I Need to Lose Weight Before Having a Gastric Bypass?

I'm thinking of having a gastric bypass to shift a lot of weight. However, Would I need to lose any weight before I had the gastric bypass? READ MORE

Too Obese for Gastric Bypass Surgery?

I want to talk to a doctor about getting bypass surgery but I am afraid of being turned down. My BMI is 80, height 5'5", weight 500lb.... READ MORE

Stapling Gastric Pouch Through the Esophagus

I heard there is a simple procedure that does some stapling on a stretched gastric pouch by way of the esophagus. Is this possible? READ MORE

What to Expect During Gastric Bypass Consultation

I'm looking around for doctors and have made one appt so far. What will happen in the appt? Do I need to bring any thing with me? READ MORE

Am I Required to See a Psychologist Before Having a Gastric Bypass?

I've been told that I will need to speak to a psychologist before I am allowed to have a gastric bypass. Is this true? Why would I need to speak... READ MORE

Where is the Gastric Bypass Scar Located?

Where is the scar from gastric bypass and how big is it? READ MORE

Gastric Bypass 4 Years After Thyroid Removal?

I want to get a gastric bypass but I had thyroid removal done 4 years ago. Am I still able to get the surgery? READ MORE

Will Cigna Pay for Gastric Bypass Surgery Again?

I had surgery about five years ago due to some family problems and being stressed out I have gained most of the weight back I lost. I would like to... READ MORE

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