Health knowledge made personal
Join this community!
› Share page:

i want to know if bariatric surgery is reversible


Posted by igwe

I am a candidate of morbid obesity.i need  obesity surgery but what i want is reversible surgery. i want it very urgent if is to be possible.

 
Answers (1)
Sort by: Newest first | Oldest first
I've had the lap-band surgery. My doctors told me that even though it is reversible they generally don't because it requires a second surgery. You keep it for life unless there is a serious medical condition. Now, that is not to say that other doctors wont reverse (remove) it. I am merely speaking from experience.
NOTICE: The information provided on this site is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your physician or other qualified health provider because of something you have read on Wellsphere. If you have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.
Post an answer
Write a comment: