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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

I Am 5'7" and Weigh 235 Pounds, Am I Eligible for Gastric Bypass?

For many years I have struggled with my weight and nothing seems to work: Jenny Craig, Weight Watchers, Medifast. You name it, and I've tried it.... READ MORE

When Do I Know I Have Reached my Goal Weight for a Tummy Tuck?

I have had bariatric surgery and have lost 74lbs, I am down to 136lbs and been at that weight for about 1.5 months. More importantly I am off of my... READ MORE

I'm 24 years old 5'2 and weigh 235. Am I eligible for gastric sleeve?

I've been over weight and on a diet ever since I was about 12 years old. I've tried almost every diet out there gone to the gym and paid for trainers... READ MORE

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

Had Gastric Bypass 5 Years Ago. What Can I Do About All The Extra Saggy Skin?? (photo)

I had the gastricbypass 2007 and have lost down to 163 from 330 lbs I now have saggy skin on the arms,legs,and tummy my breast have also dropped and... READ MORE

23 y/o, 135lbs, BMI of 40.3, 6" tall. Do I qualify for gastric bypass surgery? Would you advise weight loss surgery? (Photo)

I would like to know if I qualify for gastric bypass surgery as I am on a mission to completely transforming my entire body. I used to be slim but... READ MORE

Gastric Bypass 4 Years After Thyroid Removal?

I want to get a gastric bypass but I had thyroid removal done 4 years ago. Am I still able to get the surgery? 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

Am I eligible for gastric bypass surgery?

I am sixteen, I weigh 230 lbs and I am 5' 6". I have been heavier all my life. In elementary and middle school I was the little fat kid that everybody... READ MORE

What's the Ideal Weight to Perform the Gastric Bypass? I'm Currenly 340 Lbs and Interested.

I'm a 36 yr old male weighing 340 lbs. I've stopped smoking and drinking alcohol. I'm currently exercising and trying to train myself to eat healthy.... READ MORE

I'm 5'5" and weigh 230lbs. Do I qualify for gastric bypass surgery?

I have been struggling with my weight since I was very young. I have tried everything working out, HCg diet and everything and it doesn't work. The... READ MORE

Gastric Plication/Imbrication V/s 3rd Liposuction with Pec Implants? (photo)

I am a student [Male,Current Stats:Age:23,BMI:27,Height:172cm,Weight:169lb,BF%:22].I wish to have a ripped physique [5% BF,6 pack abs,pectoral... 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

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

Can a Person with a Colostomy Have Any Form of Gastric Bypass Surgery?

I am a 42 year old African American female with a colostomy resulting from rectal cancer diagnosed in 2002, removed with surgery in 2003. I have a... READ MORE

Gastric Bypass BUT Not Obese.

I know this is a really silly question but I've always wondered. Is it possible to have a gastric bypass without being MORBIDLY obese if you pay... READ MORE

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