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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

Can a Morbidly Obese Person Be Too Old to Undergo Bariatric Surgery As a Means to Lose Weight?

Are there any online support groups that have been created to help make a formerly morbidly obese person's transition into a healthier lifestyle... READ MORE

How Much Weight Can I Feasibly Lose Without a Gastric Bypass?

I'm quite heavy (500 pounds) and have been thinking of having a gastric bypass, but it seems so drastic and final to me. Can I feasibly lose... READ MORE

Converting gastric sleeve to bypass - Have a substantial umbilical hernia: Is a combined surgery possible? (Photos)

In 2013, at approx 600lbs I had a Gastric Sleeve. I've lost over 200lbs since, however, I feel the sleeve has reached the end of it's capabilities. I... READ MORE

I am a 23yr female, who weighs 406 lbs, no serious health issues, Bypass or Sleeve ?

I want to get this weight off as quick as possible. I want to exercise and eat right and become healthier. I am stuck between the bypass and sleeve. I... READ MORE

What kind of loose skin will I have after 60kg weight loss with Mini Gastric Bypass (MGB) surgery age 33 height 6 feet.?

I weigh around 167 kilos (weight is evenly divided across my body I mean there is no one very fat body area but overall) and am planning to go for a... READ MORE

Could surgery help me lose enough weight?

I am 22yrs old 5'5 and 365lbs ive tried a number of different diet plans and doctor supervised treatments and the most ive ever lost is 40lbs im... READ MORE

I'm 18 turning 19, I'm 5ft 11 and weigh 360 pounds. Can I have gastric bypass surgery?

I am extremely overweight. My biggest problem is not eating enough, I can go days without eating. The reason for it is because I'm never hungry. The... READ MORE

Am I too morbidly super obese for gastric bypass surgery? (Photo)

Hi I have my appointment with my surgon in August I'm terrified of being rejected as this is a last resort to change my life around, I'm 177 kilos and... READ MORE

Am I too big for bypass surgery?

I want to talk to a doctor about getting bypass surgery but I am afraid of being turned down. My BMI is 54, height 6'5", weight 450lb. I'm nervous... READ MORE

Am I a decent candidate for some kind of weight loss surgery?

I am 19, over 400 pounds, and 6 foot 5 inches. I've tried exercise to lose weight but that barely left a dent. I can't diet for the life of me, I... READ MORE

47 year old man and weigh 500 pounds and stand 6'1" tall. What is the best surgery for me?

I'm 6'1" tall and weigh 500 pound and 47 years old. In the early 90's I weighed 600 pounds. I had the VBG surgery and lost 200. I've gained 100 back... READ MORE

My Doctors Told Me I Need Bariatric Surgery to Survive. Need Help?

I Live in Avon Park Florida. My Lung Dr and my Primary Care Dr Both Have Told Me I Need the Bariatric Surgery to Survive. my Lungs are bad from copd.... READ MORE

Gastric bypass for teens?

I'm 16 and extremely overweight. I know it was caused by my bad choices but I want almost a second chance. My step dad had this surgery done and he's... READ MORE

Gastric Sleeve or Gastric Bypass? (photos)

Trying to decide which procedure to have done; I am 25 weigh just under 180kg & am 6 foot. Saw 2 surgeons, one recommended bypass, the second pushed... READ MORE

Conversion from Sleeve Gastrectomy: Gastric Bypass or Duodenal Switch? (Photos)

In 2013, at approx 600lbs I had a Gastric Sleeve. I've lost over 200lbs since, however, I feel the sleeve has reached the end of it's capabilities. I... READ MORE

Gastric bypass surgery?

Hello Im a 19 y/o female I am 5'3 & I'm 375 lbs. I have type 2 diabetes, hashimotos thyroiditis & have recently been hospitalized for pancreatitis.Ive... READ MORE

I am 18 years old and 396lbs and I'm wondering about loose skin.

Hi my name is Alexis and i am 18 years old i stand at 5'6, 396lbs, and my bmi is about 52% i have done tons of research on getting gastric bypass... READ MORE

22yrs old and wanting gastric bypass surgery

I am 22 and all my life I have been overweight. This year I'm at my peak of 360lbs. I'm 5'11". I know I'm morbidly obese. I have tried many diets. I... READ MORE

Can I have Gastric Bypass within 3 or 4 months after having radiation for stage zero breast cancer?

I currently weigh 380 lbs and I am in the second month of my managed weight loss program. I am working towards a gastric sleeve in Dec or Jan. I... READ MORE

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