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Nopee :/ she just said blood work for certain tests such as CBC, lipids ( etc, all sounded typical) and an EKG (electrocardiogram). When I asked specifically about if he will check for H pylori bacteria she said he usually doesn't which seems odd because sounds like everyone else has been tested for that preop! Who knows though, hardly anyone does their jobs correctly anymore maybe I am getting it done and she just doesn't know it is a part of it. Don't know if it's worth demanding it or not.

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Idk seems strange to me but I guess the Dr's usually know what to look at on the test results

Good luck

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The funny thing is that my doctors didn't order the Hpylora test but the insurance company insisted on it.

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The funny thing is that my doctors didn't order the Hpylora test but the insurance company insisted on it.

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The funny thing is that my doctors didn't order the Hpylora test but the insurance company insisted on it.

I can understand why b/c I don't think it is something you want to have when doing one of these surgeries.

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I would definitely double check and/or insist on the test. If its positive, you have a chance of developing ulcers. Imagine getting an ulcer with 15% of a regular stomach. Its better to find out now and resolve it, even if it means postponing your surgery. Good luck!

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Any doctor I have talked to always checks for the h pylori before any kind of bariatric surgery. My doctor found it during up endoscopy when they took biopsies of my stomach lining. He also found that I have chronic gastritis and some erosion in my esophagus. Being checked for h pylori is very important becuz h pylori can cause ulcers and stomach cancer. It just has a long treatment with a lot of side effects. I personally would request from the dr to have the test done. And of they don't then I would see another dr to have the test done.

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I had my blood tests done today & this was one of them and I swear I will be so bummed if it comes back positive and it pushes my surgery back! I still have almost a month to go until surgery and I just don't wanna push it anymore! I am so ready for this life changing event! Hopefully they will have my results back tomorrow and I'll know for sure! Crossing Fingers!

Johnathan

Me too Brother!! My surgery is July 10th, I have my EDG on Jusy 5th! And I swear if I get that close and they have to push it back, I will freak out!!!

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Now I am freaking too. I had it years ago. It formed a nasty ulcer- I swear I thought I had broken ribs. It did clear up pretty easy. I wonder if it can come back? Trust me, if you do have it- take care of it.

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Funny how I have been battling that bacteria since I was in H.S , however when it's time for my surgery , sucker wasn't there., after surgery, boom there it is! Got some antibiotic by the GI doc but my surgeon discontinue them 4 days later, retested: gone! I am starting to believe that I am made for that sleeve! Lol, stayed 2 days in the hosp, no pain, back to work by day 5, size 6 in 8 months, no excess skin, I still have my shape unlike others. My only side effect so to speak are deflated boobs, again I went from 40 dd to 36 d. I am the perfect specimen, yes I said SPECIMEN !

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Me too Brother!! My surgery is July 10th, I have my EDG on Jusy 5th! And I swear if I get that close and they have to push it back, I will freak out!!!

I get my result back today for the breath test. I am praying my surgery is not pushed back.

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Me too Brother!! My surgery is July 10th, I have my EDG on Jusy 5th! And I swear if I get that close and they have to push it back, I will freak out!!!

Me too girl! I kinda want to call the office to see if it's back lol

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I completely agree with everyone else! If they didn't test for it then I would tell them I want it and if they don't respond by doing it then I would find another surgeon.

Good Luck!

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Me too girl! I kinda want to call the office to see if it's back lol

I called they said to check the office again this afternoon. They will call me. I hope I know today. It is so hard waiting the weekend. ughhhh!

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Thanks everyone for the input. I'll def get a hold of them and request the test to be done and take it from there.

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