Stomach + Gastric Bypass Q&A
I'm having trouble keeping food down 7 weeks post-op. Is that a symptom of stricture or normal recovery? READ MORE
I know there is a diet to follow, but is there any room for an occasional slice of pizza, chips, etc.? READ MORE
I had stomach stapeling procedure carried out 15 years ago. I never lost much weight afterwards but now I want to try again. Is it possible to... READ MORE
I had the laparoscopic RNY Gastric Bypass in March 2002. I have recently had weight regain due to an enlarged stoma. My stomach (pouch) is still of... READ MORE
I am 50 years old and I had successful gastric bypass surgery 13 years ago with no complications. I lost all of my extra weight at a steady pace. I... READ MORE
Since this is the part of the stomach that controls the appetite! READ MORE
If someone is planning on having a gastric bypass within the next 6 month but doesn't heal very well. Is there anything I can do, or is this... READ MORE
After Stomach Stapling in 1995, Now I Want Gastric Bypass. Is This Possible? READ MORE
What are the odds the stomach will work if a gastric bypass of 10 years is done? What happens if it doesn't work?
I went from banding to bypass in 2005. I've had over 25 ulcers and a stomach perforation this October. Then have been with the PEG system. Now the... READ MORE
RNY, laproscopic, sleeve gastrectomy, biliopancreatic diversion... what are all of these things? It's so confusing. How will I know which one to... READ MORE
Diagnosed with hiatal hernia of pouch. Had gastric bypass in 2011. My pouch and stoma has dilated. Can this be due to hernia?
Oct 2010 I went back to surgeon to work on weight regain of 40 lbs of the 140 I lost. he did xray of me swallowing this stuff and my pouch and stoma... READ MORE
I have a gastric bypass. Been in and out of hospital with ulcers and stomach perforation. Surgeon wants to reverse? What risks?
I've been on PEG 24/7 for 4 months with a stomach stricture. I've already had an infection and on sulfa antibiotics. How long can I delay reversal?... READ MORE
How can I get rid of sagging skin left from gastric bypass surgery? Will insurance cover surgery if needed?
I weighed 313 before surgery. I am 5'4" and weigh 130 lbs. I am 50 years old. I am so disgusted by the excess skin that I rarely leave my home. My... READ MORE
I am 27 and my second child I had via c section 7 months ago. I am currently 185 lbs post pregnancy. I weighed 150 before I got pregnant. I would like... READ MORE
I had gastric bypass in 2006 and now I have gained most of the weight back. I am having problems with my stomach and I am very weak. What could be... READ MORE
Can you help me figure out why I've had ongoing orthostatic hypotension since 5 days post GB removal and stomach pain?
Lap GB removed 5 weeks ago, 5 days later: severe pain under mid ribcage thru to back ER. CT scan: no probs from surgery. ER triage BP: 151/91, HR: 83,... READ MORE
I had gastric bypass 4/2012 I was 355 lbs went down to 145 kept it off for a while. recently started gaining weight i've had abdominal pains spasms... READ MORE
I found out that a large area in my stomach is dead w/no blood flow, which is causing issues after RNY. What can be done?
I had gastric bypass in 2011/2012, from the start I had a lot of complications, from infection to not being able to drink or eat and unbearable pain... READ MORE