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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

Blockages After Gastric Bypass?

How do blockages occur after gastric bypass, and what can I do to prevent this complication? What dangers do they pose? READ MORE

How Common Are Hernias After Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Does having gastric bypass place me at greater risk of developing a hernia? What precautions should be taken to reduce this risk? READ MORE

What is StomaphyX?

What is StomaphyX and how does it work on bariatric patients? READ MORE

Gastric Bypass Complications

Considering gastric bypass but heard it's dangerous and there are a lot of risks. What sort of complications can happen with gastric bypass surgery? READ MORE

What Are the Risks of Having a Gastric Bypass?

I know every surgery has risks, but are there any specific to this type of surgery? Is there anything I can do to cut down the risks? READ MORE

Diabetes Type 2 and Bariatric Surgery?

What are the risks for bariatric surgery with diabetes type 2? READ MORE

Could I Do the Pre-bypass Diet More Than Once. It is Dangerous to Keep Shrinking the Liver?

I am waiting for a gastric by-pass and would like to try and lose some weight before my surgery. Could I follow the liver shrinking diet more than... READ MORE

Can a 2nd Vertical Sleeve Be Performed? Is It Medically Safe?

I had a Vertical sleeve 4 yrs ago. I am interested in having a revision. Is this possible? READ MORE

Gastric Bypass Surgery Safe With A BMI of 35-36?

I'm 5'2 with a BMI between 35-36. Is it safe for me to have Gastirc Bypass sugery? I'm paying for the surgery myself and want to know if... READ MORE

Is It Possible to Have Gastric Bypass if the Stomach Stappling I Had Done 19 Years Ago Has Failed? (photo)

I had stomach stapling done 19 years ago. I went from 250 pounds down to 130 pounds in about 7 months. Well through no ones fault but my own I have... READ MORE

What Are the Risks of Drinking Alcohol After Bariatric Surgery?

Can I still drink in moderation? How serious are the health risks? READ MORE

Is There An Increase In Stomach Cancers For People Who Receive Gastric Bypass?

I had roux en Y gastric bypass about 4 years ago, I have two questions. 1. I take metformin ,lisinapril and hydrochlorthaiziade every day should these... READ MORE

Isotretinoin & Sleeve Gastrectomy (vsg). Is it safe to take before and after surgery?

First excusme my English Ok I have been on isotretinoin (40mg) for the last 5 months with not too much change on my face acne. And I'm having my... READ MORE

As a patient, I would like to know a Doctors professional opinion about a Gastric Bypass. What is the success rate?

I have been researching Gastric Bypass for quite sometime now, and I briefly know the pros and cons of this surgery... HOWEVER, I would like to know... READ MORE

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