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Do you lose half your hair? Or like see the scalp. Is it true 70% of people lose hair? To the point of people other than yourself notice? My doctor didn't offer this info. But the assistant had very thin hair and she had the sleeve. Also, how much sickness should I expect? My doctor told me not many of his patients do. But on here it seems common. Thanks soo much.

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I heard rumors about Hair loss also but it all depends on your age range and dieting habits.

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If you go to search and type in "Hairloss" It will bring up the topics discussing Hairloss. (There are 48 results for Hairloss) :)

Deb

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Hairloss seems to be pretty common in most sleevers. I started losing it about 4-5 months out and it lasted for about 2 months then grew back. I had alot of thick hair to begin with, so while it was pretty alarming to see so much of it in my hairbrush and the shower drain, it wasn't too bad. Some people I know have had it alot worse, so I felt pretty lucky. That being said, I felt like it was still worth it in the long run. Do I have thinner hair? Yes. Do I have saggy skin? Yep. Batwings? Got em. I wasn't wearing a bikini before I had this done and I am not disappointed that I am not wearing one now. This doesn't make you younger, it makes you healthier. I wouldn't trade my sleeve for anything.

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I started losing my hair about 3 weeks out. Like 10-20 hairs when I would brush my hair. Now at 10 weeks out, I get about 20-30 hairs when I brush after washing. It is GROSS!! And very disturbing. But I knew it was going to happen and I had long hair, so I just got it bobbed off. It doesn't seem to be as bad now! I mean it still is happening, but I don't seem to have as much now that it is shorter. I am sure that it will only get worse as time goes on, but I have really thick hair and as long as I don't go bald, which I know I won't, I will be o.k. with it. My dr. says I should think of it as my TROPHY!! LOL

As far as being sick, I have NOT had one minute of nausea and have NOT thrown up once! YAY!! I am very careful to not overeat, I actually undereat my sleeve for fear of this. I also have not eaten anything I am not supposed to. I have not eaten sweets, bread, rice, Pasta, etc. I stick to Protein and a few fruits and well cooked veggies. That is about it! I follow my surgeons guidelines to the letter!!

I never was nauseous after surgery or up till now. I am very thankful that I have not had slimes or anything. I do stop when I don't feel hungry anymore, but have NEVER felt full since I was sleeved 5/9/11!! This works for me and I will keep doing it!!

Kelly

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I am 2 weeks post-op and am struggling with nausea right now. It didnt start until the beginning of the second week about day 8. My doctor says it is uncommon as well but he thinks it is because I am not drinking enough Protein but this is because I feel so sick...bleck...and nothing sounds good. I did find a shake today that is quite good and hoepfully will be the key since I can tolerate it. As for hair loss, he told me as long as I got my 50 grams of Protein in per day, I wouldn't lose my hair. I don't know how realistic this is, but that's what I know right now.

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I have not experienced any nausea, throwing up or losing hair yet. I am worried about the temporary Hair loss too, but will gladly trade a little hair for obesity and diabetes. I was 10 wks out Mon. My type 2 diabetes is in remission. I am no longer on Glucophage/Metformin.

I try to get 80-100g Protein a day. 80 or more oz Water. I take Biotin, Multivitamin, Calcium, Vit D, Magnesium, Zinc, B12, Vit C. I was taking these pre-op also.

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I have not had any nausea or throwing up. I have been losing my hair tho. I started losing it about week 3.

It is not scary amounts, just like 20 strands everytime I wash and brush my hair. I have really thick hair and it is not noticeable at all.

Kelly ;)

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I had a lot of Hair loss and had thin hair to begin with so definitely can see my scalp in spots. I opted NOT to do a wig b/c of the heat here in San Antonio this summer. It's stopped falling out but hasn't come back completely yet. My impression of readnig lots of posts on this issue is that usually only people with very thin hair to begin with show scalp. Most people seem to be able to hide it.

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