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Thyroid and RNY Gastric Bypass

I was scheduled for RNY and hernia repair and then received a phone call from the scheduling nurse saying my blood test showed my thyroid was low. So... READ MORE

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

Roux En Y in 2000. Having Trouble Losing Weight After Pregnancy. Can I Have a Revision?

I had my surgery (roux en y) in 2000. I have had 2 children since and have had a really hard time losing weight. Am I able to have my pouch... READ MORE

What is Roux-en-Y (RNY) Gastric Bypass?

What is Roux-en-Y (RNY) Gastric Bypass? READ MORE

I decided to have a Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass. Is it possible to go down to 126-136 lbs from 393 lbs?

Hi so decided gastric bypass surgery I am currently weighing 393 I'm 18yrs old and 5'0 I am hoping after this procedure I will get down to the weight... READ MORE

How soon can I get gastric bypass roux en y reversed?

Had surgery a month ago not taking any vitamins or nothing only pain meds and water feel like I am harm to myself been sick and vomiting and in pain... READ MORE

How can I avoid anemia post-bypass?

I have RNY bypass surgery in less than a week. A friend of mine had the same procedure and got anemia pretty bad afterwards, which led to exhaustion.... READ MORE

Gastric Bypass: need a stoma repair, insurance has clause against bariatric surgeries, is there a way around that?

In 2004 I had a rou n y .I am 4'11 barely, i have a bmi of 34. My family Dr tells me that it is very hard to lose the weight due to family history,... READ MORE

Why does my bypass stomach/pouch (Roux-en-Y - 2004) get completely full after only 3 bites of solid food or liquid?

On June 11 2016, I suddenly stopped being able to eat more than 3 bites of any solid food or liquid. My bypass in 2004 lost over 165 lbs, but I... READ MORE

Cost of a Revision of Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery (RNY), my Insurance Will Not Pay

Cost of a Revision of Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery (RNY), my insurance will not pay. READ MORE

Smoking and Bariatric Surgery - Are e-cigarettes or nicotine replacement therapies safe(er) for bariatric patients?

Hi! I would like to pursue a Roux-n-Y and have smoked for 30 years. I am confident that I can quit with an impending surgery date as a motivator, but... READ MORE

How long post op can strictures occur from Roux-en-Y surgery?

I has the above surgery end of March '13. I had a good recovery and have lost 90 lbs now being 170 lbs on a 5'6" medium frame. We ate dinner 2 hrs... 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

Nicotine free for over two weeks and would like to know if that is enough time for a clean result ?

Planning on having gastric bypass Roux-en-Y. My surgeon is checking for nicotine use through a nicotine test. The nicotine test is 83887 and can be... READ MORE

What does an ulcer after RNY Bypass feel like, or symptoms?

I will be 2 years out on Jan 13. Have been having some belly (more to L side) dull and achy pain for about a month. Last night It hurt to walk more... READ MORE

I experience a discomfort at the upper left side of my abdomen. What could be the cause?

I had Roux-en-Y gastric bypass 13 years ago. I have done very well and have maintained my weight loss. I think it is from the portion of my stomach... READ MORE

Is it possible to have a revision surgery after an open procedure in 2004?

I had an open Roux en Y in 2004 now I have gained weight and have diabetes and arthritits READ MORE

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