6 Years Post-op + Lap Band Q&A

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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

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 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

Has my band slipped and if so what can be done as I don't want it removed?

I got a band fitted 6 years ago with only 2 fills done since but now I'm eating a lot more , but also have this consistent night cough and if I eat a... READ MORE

I'm having major physiological and physical issues! What should I do about the pain I'm suffering 6 years after lap band?

Problems 6 years after lapband placed. I'm throwing up 10-20 times a day. Sometimes can't even keep spit down. I have to stand to eat and stand pretty... READ MORE

I have no restriction after 6 years of being banded. Experiencing a little discomfort on left side erosion, dilation, leak, or?

I had lapband surgery 6 years ago I have had 7 ccs in my band with restriction until 2 months ago when I realized I had no restriction. Dr said I only... READ MORE

Does lapband erosion hurt?

As i stated before i have my lapband for 6yrs n I love it until 2 mos. Ago when my restriction went away. I went to Dr I was supposed to have 7ccs in... READ MORE

Could this be a slipped band?

I have had the band for 6 years and for the past 3 days I thought I had the flu. I cannot even drink water without feeling sick and full. 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

Lack of restriction following gastric band fill. I have 7 in a 10cc band

I've had my band since '08 & have done well with my weight loss. The maximum fluid that I've had in my band comfortably is 7.75 I have been at 8... READ MORE

Constant feeling of the need to throw up. Any suggestions?

I had my surgery 6 years ago, and the last 2-3 months I have more days I can't eat than days that I can. I can get about 6-10 bites in. I am eating... 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

Bloating and gas after an unfill from my lapband 3 days ago due to the enlargement of my pouch?

Hi I have had a lapband surgery 6 years ago. I was told several months ago that I had a pouch dialation. This caused night time refux. I went in to... READ MORE

Who are the most qualified and expert surgeons for lap band revision surgery? What is the best surgery for cases like me?

I have been banded 6 years ago , then I removed it 4 years ago because the Band caused me a lot of health issues , and now I'm ready to have another... READ MORE

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