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Hi
So my appeal was overturned. Yay!

What can I expect for revision? 

Post op diet the same. 

Will I ever eat again. Lots of dumping syndrome? 

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Sorry can't help with your questions, but well done on winning the appeal!

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2 hours ago, Hop_Scotch said:

Sorry can't help with your questions, but well done on winning the appeal!

Edited by catwoman7

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10 hours ago, ge0rgette2 said:

Hi
So my appeal was overturned. Yay!

What can I expect for revision?

Post op diet the same.

Will I ever eat again. Lots of dumping syndrome?

Supposedly only 30% of RNY patients dump. And for those who do, it can be controlled by avoiding or limiting sugar intake. I've never dumped - and I don't know very many people who do.

Edited by catwoman7

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I am 11 months post op RNY and I haven’t dumped.

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Thanks everyone. I don’t remember even asking about dumping lmaooooo I was half asleep I guess lol

Dumping is vomitting or the other day around.

and why does it happen anyways?
I know what Bypass is and how does that change the way I’ll eat.

I better do some research.

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That word seems to get thrown around a lot, but true dumping is when too much sugar hits your small intestine at one time and your body goes into overdrive to deal with it. People sweat, get diarrhea, get the shakes, get dizzy, have a rapid heartbeat. Some people do vomit or feel nauseated. Evidently it can last for awhile.

It happens to about 30% of RNY patients (I've never had it, thankfully) - but it can be controlled to a large extend by avoiding or severely limiting sugar.

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Oh Wow.
I’ve had “slider” Issues with the sleeve.
that was due to a few bad choices. My own fault 🙂

I always saw a bypass as never eating again. LOL! I recall many many years ago people having it and never eating a meal again that wasn’t liquid. Guess not.

i has a friend who revised due to her stomach flipping ... she won’t admit the revision but her son slipped up and told us. She doesn’t want people to know as she didn’t or hasn’t lost anymore weight from her original sleeve. Unsure what she’s hiding.

did you lose any weight w the revision? As long as I get rid of the heartburn and feel good everyday. I can’t take it.

This liquid diet today isn’t fun so I hope it’s worth it.

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42 minutes ago, ge0rgette2 said:

Oh Wow.
I’ve had “slider” Issues with the sleeve.
that was due to a few bad choices. My own fault 🙂

I always saw a bypass as never eating again. LOL! I recall many many years ago people having it and never eating a meal again that wasn’t liquid. Guess not.

i has a friend who revised due to her stomach flipping ... she won’t admit the revision but her son slipped up and told us. She doesn’t want people to know as she didn’t or hasn’t lost anymore weight from her original sleeve. Unsure what she’s hiding.

did you lose any weight w the revision? As long as I get rid of the heartburn and feel good everyday. I can’t take it.

This liquid diet today isn’t fun so I hope it’s worth it.

oh we can eat - unfortunately!!

Mine wasn't a revision - it was an original surgery. I had it because I had GERD prior to surgery - RNY usually improves if not outright cures GERD (did mine!).

I lost over 200 lbs - but again, it wasn't a revision.

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Lmao at can eat!
I always thought bypass was just that. Eat and no digestion. LOL

200 lbs. wtg! Yay!
what’s difference with original bypass and revision. Isn’t it the same?

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1 hour ago, ge0rgette2 said:

Lmao at can eat!
I always thought bypass was just that. Eat and no digestion. LOL

200 lbs. wtg! Yay!
what’s difference with original bypass and revision. Isn’t it the same?

original surgery means it's the only weight loss surgery I've had. A revision surgery means you've already had a weight loss surgery before getting this one.

mine was laproscopic. I think endo is a new technique (they didn't do that when I had my surgery five years ago).

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43 minutes ago, catwoman7 said:

original surgery means it's the only weight loss surgery I've had. A revision surgery means you've already had a weight loss surgery before getting this one.

mine was laproscopic. I think endo is a new technique (they didn't do that when I had my surgery five years ago).

Yup... just curious if it's done the same way - I mean, I have a hernia being repaired too, umbilical, so maybe they'll do lapo instead of endo.. I will have to ask, regardless, they overturned it, Thank God, with no help from my surgeon's office.. I had to send in EOB from my last surgery, which was hard to get, they purge systems, etc. My clinical were never sent in with the revision request -- had to get 2014 medical records. I did it all myself and faxed things in ... coordinator was on vacation, he'll see when he gets back that I did it all :) we are moving forward!

Maybe theyll do endo. hope so!

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