290-309 Lbs + Gastric Bypass Q&A

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Is it possible after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass I'll weight around 130-140 lbs from 295 lbs?

Hi so decided gastric bypass surgery I am currently weighing 295 I'm 18yr old female and 5'8 I am hoping after this procedure I will get down to the... READ MORE

I'm 23 yrs old, 5'6, and weight around 290. Is gastric sleeve a good option?

I've been over weight since I can remember. I lost about 20 pounds in summer of senior year but then gained it back and more. Ever since I moved for... READ MORE

Would someone in my situation benefit from a different or revision type surgery? (Photo)

Hi, I had gastric bypass in July of 1997 at the beginning weight of 426lbs. I lost weight rapidly and by the 18 month marker I was at 180lbs.(I'm... READ MORE

Can I get gastric bypass surgery? (photo)

I'm 28 I've always been 100 ponds or more over my weight I am 295 ponds at my most. I've tried exercise, dieting, weight loss supplements. I have four... READ MORE

Why would being too fat prevent surgeon from visualizing the stomach to complete a gastric sleeve procedure?

April 7,2014, I underwent an "awake intubation" and incisions made in my belly for the sleeve, however, he couldn't complete the surgery. He said I... READ MORE

How can I minimize excess skin after a major weight loss?

I currently weigh 300lbs im awaiting gastric bypass surgery I lost down to 145 once and had excess skin hanging and don't care to relive that... READ MORE

I had lap band 2 years ago. I started at 300 and lost about 30 lbs. Should I get bypass?

I had lap band 2 years ago. I started at 300 and lost about 30 lbs. The doctors kept telling me I was in my green zone, but I never quite felt like I... READ MORE

I am 300 lbs & 6'3, is gastric bypass surgery right for me? (photos)

People I tell I'm considering the surgery say I don't look that big. A lady at the gastric bypass clinic said where is all my fat.. I'm 300lbs. I'm... READ MORE

Undecided on which surgery would be best for me.

Hi am 32 years old with 2 young children over the years i have put on weight , I have tried different diets but i just love food at the moment am... READ MORE

If I get gastric bypass surgery done, will I lose too much weight and look nasty?

Hello i am currently 20 years old, and i am weighing in at 300 pounds. I have had a son and thats what made me get so big, I have tried everything to... READ MORE

BMI is above 40 but not sure I can afford the sleeve or bypass. What can I do?

I am 5'7 and way around 300 lbs. have done well and have been under 200 and everything I have done comes back faster and more weight. READ MORE

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