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I HAD MY SURGERY 3 MONTHS AGO AND I HAVE ALL BUT LOST IT. I'M NOT LOSING AND I'M SICK ALL THE TIME. I'M ALSO HUNGRY ALL THE TIME. I THREW UP FOR OVER 10 WEEKS. IT HAS ALL COME TO A SCREACHING HALT. I'M SO UPSET I FIRED MY DOCTOR, WHO CLAIMS IT WAS ALL IN MY HEAD. IT'S NOT. I NOW HAVE NO WHERE TO TURN. I NEED SOME GOOD ADVICE. DR. FANG, WHO WAS REPORTED AS A TOP SURGEON OUT OF PHOENIX, CLAIMS THAT WHAT I AM EXPERIENCING HAS NOT BEEN HEARD OF. I THINK HE'S LYING TO ME. NEVER-THE-LESS, I NEED ADVICE NOW BEFORE I GAIN BACK THE 27 LBS I LOST SINCE SURGERY, THEN I WILL BE DEPRESSED BEYOND RECOVERY.

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What a frightening story to hear! First off, I just want to say how very sorry I am you're suffering so much! It doesn't sound normal from all the posts I've read (I'm pre-op but now really scared to go thru with this!)

Can you find another bariatric doctor to go to? That would be the only advice I could give. My heart goes out to you. I wish you well.

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I am pre-op as well and have done so much research that I feel that the benefits outweight the risks for me. I am so sorry to hear that you were sick for 10 weeks but now that is over right? and now you just want to continue on the weight loss track. I know that we all want the big numbers and the differences to show quickly but if you have lost 27 lbs in 3 months, if you stay on this weight loss pace that is over 100 lbs in a year! I do not know how much you want to lose to reach your goal, but don't get discouraged and I know that is easier to say than do, and know I do not say it lightly. I do not know who your surgeon is/was but you need to find another physician and find one your trust. We are all here to listen but I think 27 lbs in 3 months is a good number the part that concerns me is your ill feeling and that you dont fall into a depression. There are lots of docs find one you can trust.

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I find this hard to believe ( Not saying that your lying ) I had my surgery Nov 13 , 2012 . I am 44 yrs old , so my weight loss is not like that of a younger person . In about 4 months I have lost 52 lbs and God is my witness that , I have not gone to the gym once , and admit to cheating here and there , I have snuck in a 4 pc chicken nugget happy meal ( - the soda) I have had chocolate here and there but I stop as soon as my stomache tells me to and i never push in more . I know that if i went to gym and avoid some of the things i am eating , I would probably have lost more weight , so this is the reason I find it hard to believe. I hope that you get a reasonable explination for why your not losing .

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Well first of all :) turn off the caps lock....its hard to read and considered yelling.

So, how are you sick? What do you eat? How fast? How much? etc. if you want some help tell us more please and we will try.

Knowing where you started helps as well. Low bmi will lose slower than high. What does your doc say they haven't seen before? You left a lot out.

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The first 6 weeks I ate like I was suppose to but I was hungry all the time. If I ate anything at all I felt sick to my stomach, sometimes throwing up. I pretty much eat anything now since it doesn't matter. I continue to have sick stomach aches all the time. I take 2 otc antacids, and 2 perscriptions for anti-convulsing and ulcer protection. I am out of control at present. I don't want to eat and yet I eat all the time. food has lost its attraction for me, I only eat because I'm hungry. I'm open to any suggestions. I am now taking Green coffee Bean extract, that is not working for me either. I have been searching the internet to see if anyone else is suffering the same affliction and I did come across articles claiming people have had to have continued surgery, though rare. I know I am not alone in this. I couldn't drink Water for the longest time either, I love water. I can't eat without drinking now. I don't eat like I should, I have no appetite to. I am keeping up with Vitamin therapy though. I need to find a new doctor who will continue my treatment and who can advise me.

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The first 6 weeks I ate like I was suppose to but I was hungry all the time. If I ate anything at all I felt sick to my stomach' date=' sometimes throwing up. I pretty much eat anything now since it doesn't matter. I continue to have sick stomach aches all the time. I take 2 otc antacids, and 2 perscriptions for anti-convulsing and ulcer protection. I am out of control at present. I don't want to eat and yet I eat all the time. food has lost its attraction for me, I only eat because I'm hungry. I'm open to any suggestions. I am now taking Green coffee Bean extract, that is not working for me either. I have been searching the internet to see if anyone else is suffering the same affliction and I did come across articles claiming people have had to have continued surgery, though rare. I know I am not alone in this. I couldn't drink Water for the longest time either, I love Water. I can't eat without drinking now. I don't eat like I should, I have no appetite to. I am keeping up with Vitamin therapy though. I need to find a new doctor who will continue my treatment and who can advise me.[/quote']

As far as drinking while eating ...I was told that is the biggest no no and that it will definitely cause nausea. Try to avoid this!

Perhaps you should go back to liquids

for a week or for a few days....give your body a chance to heal and rest. Hang on tight to SF ice pops too...they should help.

AND....most importantly...get a new Dr! Call your insurance co for another Dr in your area.

Good luck!

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I HAD MY SURGERY 3 MONTHS AGO AND I HAVE ALL BUT LOST IT. I'M NOT LOSING AND I'M SICK ALL THE TIME. I'M ALSO HUNGRY ALL THE TIME. I THREW UP FOR OVER 10 WEEKS. IT HAS ALL COME TO A SCREACHING HALT. I'M SO UPSET I FIRED MY DOCTOR' date=' WHO CLAIMS IT WAS ALL IN MY HEAD. IT'S NOT. I NOW HAVE NO WHERE TO TURN. I NEED SOME GOOD ADVICE. DR. FANG, WHO WAS REPORTED AS A TOP SURGEON OUT OF PHOENIX, CLAIMS THAT WHAT I AM EXPERIENCING HAS NOT BEEN HEARD OF. I THINK HE'S LYING TO ME. NEVER-THE-LESS, I NEED ADVICE NOW BEFORE I GAIN BACK THE 27 LBS I LOST SINCE SURGERY, THEN I WILL BE DEPRESSED BEYOND RECOVERY.[/quote']

its just hard to believe someone its going thru this,so you mean you only loose 27 pounds and then gain it back in 3 months!!! wooooww!!!

what are you eating? because i can tell u i been eating just everybodys foods non bigs portions but just regular food for weeks and not loosing but no gaining as well,but trying every day to go back to basics...

are you drinking soda,eating candies, fats,too much salty food, i dont get it... how you get back 27 pounds in a short time,just think what are YOU doing wrong,the Doctor will tell you what to do and eat but its only YOU choosing what to eat and not to,only you can really help your self and be honest with you, i know about that because a lot of times didnt make the best choices for my self,good luck, keep in touch and please take care!!

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Drinking while eating may be the problem. Do you always do that? If I drink something sooner than 30 minutes after eating, its painful! I hope you find answers fast!

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eating too much too fast

eating anything because it doesn't matter

I am sure these two things have contributed to your demise.

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I have read all your silicitous comments and I have decided that going back to basics is what I need. It's going to be hard to not eat again but that is what it's going to take. I started this morning. All liquids and pureed meals and I have to report, it's working so far. My stomach hasn't acted up at all yet. I thank you all for your support. I really needed that. Maybe now I can finally start losing again.

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Depending on what I eat sometimes I have to wait an hour for it to digest before drinking. Eating and drinking can cause you to be hungry too soon.

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I have read all your silicitous comments and I have decided that going back to basics is what I need. It's going to be hard to not eat again but that is what it's going to take. I started this morning. All liquids and pureed meals and I have to report' date=' it's working so far. My stomach hasn't acted up at all yet. I thank you all for your support. I really needed that. Maybe now I can finally start losing again.[/quote']

hurrraaaayyy!!! im glad u r,u can do this, keep on track,every day its a new challenge for us ;)

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