Just got my new fill and don't know if it is too tight 6.5cc


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Hi I just got my new fill 7 days ago to 6.5. I couldn't even eat a hotdog. I can't even eat noodles without it getting stuck and throwing up. It takes me 5 minutes to get it unstuck by coughing it up. Water goes down fine and I am less hungry. Uncooked veggies like cucumbers don't go down easy either. All I can have is porridge and chicken and fish. Beef gets stuck easily. When it gets stuck i lose my appetite. Just want to know if band gets easier or if I should loosen it by .05 cc to 6cc. I'm afraid of esophagous erosion and reflux which I don't have. I can stay at this level just have to chew all food forever to make sure it goes down easy. Did this sound like greenzone or red zone? Thanks for your help.

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Yes, sounds too tight. I have 5.5 cc in mine. Bread tends to get stuck regardless (for me) also steak and green leafy salad. I can eat romaine lettuce just fine, but spring greens tend to stick in my upper portion. I cut everything into super tiny bites (think pencil eraser), I eat sloooow and chew, chew, chew,.

Lap-banded and love it!

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