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Well I called the office and I was told I would know monday, the day before my surgery. Who does that. OMG! I don't even want to pack until I know for sure.

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Christy that is ridiculous. My surgeon won't give a date until all clearances are done and in his office. He does this so there are no surprises as it gets close to surgery and everything is ok.

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are you having an EGD(Upper Endoscopy)?? I know they can check there too.

Johnathan

That also test for h.pylori with blood test. They may ask for additional test such as the breath test. If your blood test show negative for H. Pylori they may not ask for an EGD. or a breath test.

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That also test for h.pylori with blood test. They may ask for additional test such as the breath test. If your blood test show negative for H. Pylori they may not ask for an EGD. or a breath test.

Yea I know bc mine was a blood test but she had said they didn't do a blood test or any test at all and I thought maybe they did an EGD and took a tissue sample but she said no to that too lol

Johnathan

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I'm thankful my surgeon doesn't even book the surgery date till after you pass all the tests. I would be really upset too if my date was moved. I wish you guys best of luck!

PS. I'm surprised some people don't have to do EGD. Mine was vital because of acid reflux. Apparently if there is too much damage in the throat from reflux the sleeve is not an option.

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My doctor didn't test for it either.

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I'm thankful my surgeon doesn't even book the surgery date till after you pass all the tests. I would be really upset too if my date was moved. I wish you guys best of luck!

PS. I'm surprised some people don't have to do EGD. Mine was vital because of acid reflux. Apparently if there is too much damage in the throat from reflux the sleeve is not an option.

I had to do the EGD but the results won't be back for 7 to 10 days.

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I had to have an Upper GI. When the results came back it indicated I had a Hiatal Hernia. I was worried my doctor would cancel my surgery, but I learned this is not unusual. My surgeon repaired the hernia while he did my sleeve.

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So my surgery is July 16th' date=' pre op appointments july 9th, and my coordinator listed all the tests being run for my blood work and then mentioned an EKG as my preop. I asked if he is testing for H. Pylori and she said he usually doesn't. Am I the only one not getting tested for it? Hmm.... I'm confused[/quote']

I did not have the H. pylori test unless they did as part of upper GI and/or Pre-op blood work. Of course the GI doc said everything looked good which was a relief since my dad has Crohn's & my mom's dad had it too.

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PS. I'm surprised some people don't have to do EGD. Mine was vital because of acid reflux. Apparently if there is too much damage in the throat from reflux the sleeve is not an option.

That's a good thing cos my auntie had her sleeve done last year & I don't think they checked all that before her surgery. She couldn't drink anything for like 3 months. She was re-hospitalized 2 or 3 times for dehydration. Once she got over the rough patch she's been doing better.

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I did not have the H. pylori test unless they did as part of upper GI and/or Pre-op blood work. Of course the GI doc said everything looked good which was a relief since my dad has Crohn's & my mom's dad had it too.

They usually do it as part of the blood work. However, if it is inconclusive they do the breath test. The results from the upper GI is conclusive also if they get it back in time.

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I didn't get an egd. He said we would do the upper gi first if any further concerns he would follow up with an egd. It came back normal , I was worried the band had damaged my esophagus and now hope that the gi was enough testing.

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Called to see if the test was back and it's not BUT she told me not to worry bc since surgery is the 25th we have time to treat it And not have to reschedule THANK GOD!

Now I know for sure it's the 25th regardless! Onward we go! Woot Woot! Lol

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I just got the called I am cleared for surgery tomorrow. I don't have h.pylori, the breath test came back negative. Surgery for me tomorrow.

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