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I was just told today that surgeons don't recommend gastric bypass to younger people because you have a longer lifespan of not getting enough nutrients (contraindicated for long-term risk and permanency), and it has a devastating impact when you are older. I have noticed that pretty much everyone I've met or talked to that had gastric is 40's or later. Anyone here in their 20's like me?

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Hi! I am 29 and planning to get gastric bypass surgery. I started the process to get the sleeve, but was diagnosed with Barrett esophagus after an endoscopy and am therefore not eligible for the sleeve anymore.

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My coworker who was my real-life WLS inspiration had bypass when she was 21 or 22. I'm 31 and had mine a few months ago. I think there are plenty of people who get bypass in their 20s!

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Ijust took your name in vain on another thread, sorry Louise, and glad to meet you÷

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