A 23-year-old member asked:
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Hi im 19 years old guy and my BMI is 39.3 and im around 5'11/6'0 feet tall can i be considered to go under bariatric surgery (gastric sleeve)?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Probably: other factors need to be considered, as other health problems, fitness for surgery, life style, etc, a bariatric surgeon would be the best to answer your question after physical examination. But, have you tried other things as diet and exercise? sounds like a silly question, needs to be asked yet, good luck
Answered on Jan 12, 2016

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