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Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by SquackDaddy, Jan 28, 2012.

  1. SquackDaddy

    SquackDaddy Marion County Member

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    I had Gastric Bypass surgery on December 13th 2011. I'm having no complications whatsoever, and I've lost 60 lbs. This past Friday, Jan 27th, I had my right testicle removed due to the fact that it had been ruptured, and was 4 times the normal size (bring on the jokes!) I'm in a fair amount of pain. I don't know why, I just thought I would share.
     
  2. spikedzombies

    spikedzombies Lakewood/Tacoma Member

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    How much did the surgery cost you? The gastric bypass?

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  3. simpleguy

    simpleguy Clackamas Active Member

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    My wife had her gall bladder taken out........before hand they said there were all kinds of side effects to expect......nothin'........ As for the testicle, mine ache just from hearing about yours. Sorry for your loss.....
     
  4. Ben Beckerich

    Ben Beckerich NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    LOL.

    Laughing with you, bro. Hang in there.
     
  5. bruzer

    bruzer Grants Pass, OR Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations on no complications from the Gastric Bypass.
    Sent a prayer for you on your other issue. I can't even begin to know what your going through and thinking about it makes me almost doubled over.
    Mike
     
  6. Simonpie

    Simonpie Portland Active Member

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    My brother had the mumps several years ago. As an adult it apparently causes swelling further down than the cheeks. I didn't see, but I'm told they were grapefruit sized. Three daughters later, I'd say they still work.

    Good luck on your recovery.
     
  7. SquackDaddy

    SquackDaddy Marion County Member

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    I haven't gotten all the bills yet, but my insurance probably covered over 3/4 of the total cost.
     
  8. spikedzombies

    spikedzombies Lakewood/Tacoma Member

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    What insurance? I would love to know a insurance company that covers elective surgeries.

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  9. Ben Beckerich

    Ben Beckerich NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    GBP is "elective" for some, but not all.

    And have you seen the stats on long term care for GBP recipients? Pretty soon health insurance companies will be paying people cash to get GBP in this country.
     
  10. spikedzombies

    spikedzombies Lakewood/Tacoma Member

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    bubblegum I'm screwed either way, my work health plan doesn't cover it, I can't get a personal insurance plan... So its $20k out of my pocket or more.

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  11. Ironbar

    Ironbar Tigard, OR Well-Known Member

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    So, your Chinese name is Won Hung Lo? ;-)