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Smoking and Gastric Bypass Surgery

My doctor said point blank that he doesn't operate on smokers but he doesn't care if you start smoking again after surgery. Why? What are the... READ MORE

Can I Smoke Marijuana After Gastric Bypass?

If Marijuana does not induce hunger for me, can i vaporize (with heat rather than flame) it to help with nausea? Or will it have similar effects as... READ MORE

How do I convince my bariatric surgeon to do the bypass instead of the sleeve because I have quit smoking for 3.5 months now.

I started a bariatric program in 11/2015 I quit smoking in 12/2015, I have NEVER even met my surgeon - but I met with the PA on 1/28/16 I told him I... READ MORE

THC after gastric bypass, would I be able to drink it instead of smoking it?

Hi I have had a gastritic bypass 2 years ago. 6 years ago I was diagnosed Emotionally unstable, impulsive type. Some years ago I discovered that THC... READ MORE

What are the risks of smoking before bariatric surgery for weight loss?

Been smoking light after quiting for a month. May 30 surgery. What's the risk if I quit now and don't smoke after surgery READ MORE

Can post-op Gastric Bypass Patients Spend Time Around Smokers?

My Friend is Going Gor Gastric By-pass Surgery, She Says at the Classes, She Can't Be Around Anyone Who Smokes. is That True? READ MORE

Is 4 weeks non smoking ok for bariatric surgery?

I am getting the bariatric surgery in 4 weeks and i just quit smoking cigarettes 2 days ago! The last 2 weeks i have slowed down drastically but my... READ MORE

I'm getting Gastric Bypass sugery. My instructions were to quit smoking at LEAST 4 weeks prior. Does Marijuana count?

I know they will be testing me prior to the surgery for nicotine....will they be checking for Marijuana as well? I smoke it MOSTLY for medicinal... READ MORE

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