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I'm 60. Anyone else over 50 doing RNY?



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And Good for You and may it be Good For You! 👍👴👵🍀

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Hi all. I’m 55 and scheduled for RNY on 10/15/19.

It is great to read this thread and hear how well those over 50 are doing!

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58 (will turn 59 in 2 weeks) having RNY 8/19/19

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I am 54 and will be having a RYN Sept. 16th, I had a Sleeve done 21 years ago.

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Why did u need to do a RNY after doing the sleeve ? Was cod reflux too bad or did the sleeve not work anymore ?

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I had GERD from the git go with the sleeve surgery. But more recently I have developed a fistula (a hole going from my sleeve to the remaining stomach) I guess they didn't remove the remaining stomach back then. I wish my surgery would hurry up because I a nauseous a lot of the time and they don't want me to lose weight prior to surgery.

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I’m 57 and my gastric bypass was 10/2/19.

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I'm 65 and I'm getting a 10 year old failed lap band revised to a RNY in November. I was worried about my age but my doctor isn't too concerned about it other than having me get a cardiac clearance done in addition to the medical one.

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Go for it! I had it at 61. Absolutely no regrets. I think the healing is somewhat slower than for the lap band, but it’s that way for everyone! Best wishes,

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Oh I'm so glad I found this thread! I'm only (wow, I feel young!) 55 and my hubby thinks I'm too old to have the surgery. I'm going to have him read all of this thread to ease his mind a bit. Thank you everyone for sharing your experiences and stories.

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I’m 62 and will be having a gastric bypass procedure on December 16th.

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Hello Everyone! I now 53, I had revision done from lapband to gastric bypass 12.10.18. Thus far I have lost 100 lbs. Sad to say i wish it would stop. Lol.

No major complication, now I am dealing with a lot of snagging skin, butt look like elephant legs, breast look like IV bags and arms look like a turkey neck.🙄. Health wise I feel pretty good. Wishing everyone the best of luck, please, please follow your doctor instructions.

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