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2 minutes ago, Bastian said:

hiya, I'm now in the Uk so had it done here but I went in as an emergency public patient, thank goodness or they would have needed to sell my kidneys to pay for it lol

The bruising was just because of fragmin and the meds I was on pre-op, I thought it was cool it looked like snoopy and it looked far worse than it felt! :)

The relief after I had the bypass was HUGE and something like only 0.2% of people has the issue I had.... obviously I am a difficult person lol

My surgeon has done zillions of vsg's and I was his first volvulus needing an emergency bypass. So don't worry after reading my story, I have taken one for the team if you look at the % :D:P:lol:

Good luck with your op, you will be fine :)

Haha.. phew! Was worried about having to sell off body parts to pay for the emergency treatment, glad to hear you didn't have to.

Gives me a very good question to ask my Dr at first consult next Wed!!

And statistically- thanks for taking one for the team!!! 😛

Actually It's fortunate in some ways as you have really good medical knowledge and can keep it in perspective.

Will be following your progress darl 😁

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aww thanks, I shall follow you too, you will be able to keep your kidneys too I am sure!

Good thing was I lost 16kg in that 2 weeks, see silver linings everywhere haha

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