Has my Lap Band slipped?

I'm having bad reflux at night and during the day. 2 nights with little to no rest because of acid reflux and choking in sleep. Cannot reach my surgeon. Should I go to ER?

Doctor Answers 1

Slipped band?

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It sounds like if you are choking in your sleep that you need to have this evaluated quickly.   Depending on the ER, they may or may not be able to help you.    If you go to an ER at a hospital with a bariatric program you will probably have better luck getting helped.    You may have a slip, but only an X-ray can tell this for sure.   Good luck.

Dr. Heider

Mooresville Bariatric Surgeon

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