Stomach + Gastric Bypass

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Stricture Symptoms - How Do I Know if I Have a Stricture?

I'm having trouble keeping food down 7 weeks post-op. Is that a symptom of stricture or normal recovery? READ MORE

Can I Have Junk Food in Moderation After Bariatric Surgery?

I know there is a diet to follow, but is there any room for an occasional slice of pizza, chips, etc.? READ MORE

What is Dumping Syndrome?

What is it? Is it common? How can I avoid it? READ MORE

Can I Rely on a Stomach Stapling Procedure Carried out Fifteen Years Ago?

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

Laproscopic Stoma Revision Possible After Gastric Bypass?

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

Gastric Bypass W/ Wound Healing Issues?

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

How can I determine if my stomach has stretched many years after having gastric bypass surgery?

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

Stomach Stapling Performed 15 Years Ago. Can I Get a Gastric Bypass?

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

Types of Gastric Bypass Surgery

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

Trying to find out what surgery would best suit me to help lose weight in my stomach (Photo)

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

What causes the bad stomach aches?

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

Gaining weight after Gastric Bypass?

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

Can my kidney make me gain weight? Is it possible to make my stomach smaller?

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

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