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Realistically, after getting the gastric sleeve, how many pounds will be dropped by 4 weeks post surgery?

41 year old female, 5'4", 274lbs due the have the gastric sleeve performed in late October 2015. READ MORE

Sleeve Gastrectomy or Gastric Bypass Surgery?

I need to choose between sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass surgery, what do the medical experts think is most effective between the two? I... READ MORE

How Much Does Stomach Stapling Cost?

How much does stomach stapling cost? Not gastric bypass, just stomach stapling. READ MORE

What would cause severe nausea and vomiting 8 months after gastric sleeve?

My daughter had gastric sleeve surgery 8 months ago and still has severe nausea and vomiting when trying to eat! she has had several EGD's, stents,... READ MORE

Still Eating Sweets After a Gastric Sleeve I Thought They Took the Chemical out of Your Stomach?

I am putting on weight after a gastric sleeve i am eating choc and biscuits i still eat fruit and veg what can i do please xxxxxx READ MORE

Sleeve Gastrectomy and Vitamins

Why would a doctor recommend VSG with the expectation of taking vitamins for life? Isn't VSG a reduction surgery, not malabsorption?  Why would... READ MORE

Is it possible to stretch my stomach after a sleeve gastrectomy surgery? How long would it take?

Hi there, i had my surgery 6monts ago but i feel like since last month i can eat 3-5 more spoons of food than i could previously and it does worry me... READ MORE

I haven't lost weight since gastric sleeve despite following the plan. What can I do?

I had a gastric sleeve november 27. I have a bmi of 33 My surgery weight was 182 My current weight is 182 I dont understand this. I am exercising and... READ MORE

Hair loss after gastric sleeve?

I'm considering having gastric sleeve surgery this summer. Can you tell me how frequently there are cases with hair loss following gastric sleeve? My... READ MORE

Why Does Medicare Not Pay for (VSG) Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy?

Morbidly Obese individuals are usually addicted to Food, have extensive health issues and are disabled (low income). Medicare will pay for... READ MORE

Gained all weight back after a gastric sleeve. What other surgery do I need to do to take off that weight?

What other surgery do i need to do to take off that weighthello, i am male i had the gastric sleeve about 18 month ago when i was 28 years and 6 2' i... READ MORE

What is Your Opinion of the Sleeve?

There are some new surgeries on the stomach for weight loss like the sleeve and there is another that is noninvasive and folds the stomach in half.... READ MORE

Can you eat anything you want in smaller amounts after Sleeve Gastrectomy?

So i wanted to know that once your stomach heals after surgery, and you are back on solids, is it true that you can eat anything that you want or that... READ MORE

My wife had gastric sleeve surgery w/ hiatal hernia repair 7/29/14. Currently having problems w/ nausea/vomiting.Any suggestion?

My wife was taken back to the OR 7/30 for an esophageal staple line dehiscence repair. Had TPN and antibiotic IVs for 7 weeks. Currently she has... READ MORE

Is it normal to get severe pains 4 weeks post gastric sleeve surgery?

I had gastric sleeve surgery on Sept. 30. Week 1 was panadol, then pain free from week 2. Now after 3 weeks and 4 days i am having sharp, shooting,... READ MORE

I have a BMI of 32. Can I have a sleeve?

My BMI is 32 but I have severe knee and hip and foot pain. And of course all the other issues with being FAT. I have tried everything to lose the... READ MORE

For gastric sleeve, is it absolutely neccesary to do the 100% liquid pre-op?

My pre-op instructions say to do a 2 week liquid diet then it says if you are arriving day OF surgery...nothing to eat or drink 6 hours prior ! im... READ MORE

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