190-209 Lbs + Gastric Bypass Q&A

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I weigh roughly 190 lbs and I am 5'2". Can I get a Gastric Bypass surgery?

I have severe back pain and knee pain as a result of my weight. At night I can't sleep on my back because I can't breathe and the weight of my stomach... READ MORE

I am 19 years old, 5ft and 200 lbs. I was wanting to know if I am eligible for any type of weight loss surgery at all? (Photo)

My name is Taylor and I have pretty much struggled with being over weight my whole life. I have tried dieting multiple times, exercising and even... READ MORE

I'm considering Gastric Bypass. I'm 27 years old, 5'6" and 200 lbs. Am I a good candidate?

I haven't seen a doctor of any kind in almost 9 years I just got on HIP 2 and am waiting for my card to come in the mail so I can go and get health... READ MORE

I am 5ft 3in and I weigh 190. I have high cholesterol, sleep apnea, arthritis, BMI is only 33 and it needs to be at least 35.

I have everything that qualifies me except about 8 to 10 pounds. I either gain 10 pounds, or wear 10 pounds ankle weights and hide them under my pants... READ MORE

Am I a candidate for Gastric sleeve surgery?

I'm a 200lb 5"2 female living in the Pittsburgh area. I'll be 18 in a little over a month. My problem is that I'm a sever asthmatic and every time I... READ MORE

Am I a candidate for a gastric bypass?

I'm 5 foot 3 inches and 202 lbs. I had my gallbladder removed 2 years ago, then last Oct. 2014 had a ERCP for Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction. I've been... READ MORE

Do I qualify for weight loss surgery? I'm 20, 5'4" 205 lbs.

I'm a 20 year old female, 5'4 and 205 pounds. I've gained 60 pounds in the past 2-3 years. I've tried exercise and even gotten my thyroid checked but... READ MORE

Do I qualify for Gastric Bypass surgery?

I am 29 years old 5'3 and weight 208 pounds, I am pre diabetic, also struggled with eating disorder! I used to be anorexic and now I seem to over eat... READ MORE

I had a gastric bypass in 2011. I would like to lose 75 lbs more. What can I do?

2001 had gastric bypass start 375 now 209. Would like to lose 75 lbs more. Feb 2017 had endoscopy done show 2 ulcers, biopsy negative. What do I do... READ MORE

Gatric Bypass for a Patient Weighing Only 200 Lbs?

I have been overweight my whole life, and so has my sister. I am considering getting Gastric bypass, but my sister thinks that it won't help me. I... READ MORE

20 years post-op Roux-en-Y: Still have dumping syndrome. Can I lose weight by exercising and diet?

Surgery was in 1995. have gained about 70 pounds. 62 years old. I have had allot of medical problems. bowel movement and fainting, lightheadedness... READ MORE

What is the success rate of a revision Roux-N-Y?

I had a Roux-N-Y in 2001. I was 256 pre-op. I lost most of my weight in the first 8 months. I had got down to 139 at my lowest and about 190 currently... READ MORE

I need advice on whether gastric bypass is for me, and if I would qualify for it?

I'm 20 years old I have a baby two years ago I have polycystic ovarian syndrome I was diagnosed when I was about 13. My bmi is 38.1 I'm five foot tall... READ MORE

How else can I lose weight? Should I consider Gastric? Is it safe?

I have been doing Insanity for 2 weeks. I have been jogging. Eating 1,500 cals a day. I just dont understand. I weighed myself and still am 196lbs at... READ MORE

How to get started on a Gastric Bypass

I am 25 yrs old, 5"1 and 191 lbs. I have been working out 3 x a week and trying hard to lose weight. In 1 month I only lost 7lbs. I am trying so hard... READ MORE

How much water can you gain on medication? (photo)

I also weighed 125 lbs 9 months ago had gastric bypass done in1995 most I have weighed over the years is 140 lbs but these past few years had two car... READ MORE

What is the best surgical option after gastric bypass?

What would be the best surgical option for me. Weighed 337lbs had gastric bypass in 2008 lost a total of 134.. current weight is 204lbs.. I've become... READ MORE

24 y/o and not sure if Gastric Bypass is right for me? Am I too young?

Currently weigh 190. I have lost 40 lbs in the past year but I'm still struggling. I do try to stay active. I have tried almost every weightloss... READ MORE

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