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6 Years Post-op + Lap Band

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Will Lap Band Removal Always Result in Weight Gain?

I've been banded for six years and in that time have reached my goal weight (115 lbs loss). I can easily attribute half to the band and half to the... READ MORE

Can my Lap Band Slip Up Due to Increased Gas Pushing my Stomach Up?

I have had my lap band for 6 yrs and had no problems until now. The last three days I have not been able to eat anything except a little water and... READ MORE

Hiatal Hernia with a Lap Band?

I've been banded for 6 years and in the past week I've had increasingly bad reflux, particularly at night (totally unusual for me). I have a feeling... READ MORE

Can You Remove Just the Port of the Lap-Band?

I had a lap-band placed about 6 years ago, but I struggled with getting the right amount of restriction and eventually had all the fluid removed,... READ MORE

When you have a slipped band is it ok to stay on just liquids until they can get you back into the OR?

I am 6 years post op and have suspected a slip for over a year. Within the last 3 days the pain in the shoulder has been getting worse and returned o... READ MORE

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