I'm 226 pounds, 5'2", 18 years old. I was wondering how safe it is for me to get the gastric sleeve?

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18 years of age and a gastric sleeve

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You are a great candidate for sleeve surgery. It will help you prevent many medical conditions down the road and give you an amazing quality of life at your young age. Teenagers do amazing. Here's a video of a young patient as well that went through the change. 

I hope this helps. 

warm regards, 
Dr. Alvarez

Mexico Bariatric Surgeon
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