Sleeve Gastrectomy Q&A
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
How much does stomach stapling cost? Not gastric bypass, just stomach stapling. READ MORE
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
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
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
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
Morbidly Obese individuals are usually addicted to Food, have extensive health issues and are disabled (low income). Medicare will pay for... READ MORE
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
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
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
How much do you have to be overweight to have the gastric sleeve and can it be done if you have acid reflux?
I am 40-50 lbs overweight and hve bmi of 33. READ MORE
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
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
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
5 weeks post Sleeve Gastrectomy, down 26 lbs, can't loose anymore weight. Watching diet & walking 1-2 miles a day. Any advice?
I am watching my diet and not eating high fat foods. No sugar, low carbs....walking 1-2 miles per day...and I'm not losing weight. I have... READ MORE
I'm experienceing a sharp pain just below the left shoulder after Sleeve Gastrectomy; should I be concerned?
It is uncomfortable and when I get up from sitting I get light headed also. Is this normal. Other than that I am doing well. I had my surgery December... READ MORE
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
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