350 Lbs And Up + Gastric Bypass Q&A

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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

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

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

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

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'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

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 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

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

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

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