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I was banded friday may 7th I'm getting my first fill monday may 17th. I'm very nervous! was anyone else filled this soon? Won't my port site still be sore?

Just wondering...

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Odd! That's so soon. :w00t:

I was banded May 6 and my surgeon recommends no fills in the first month to allow everything to heal (even though it's possible to need it before the month is up). My next appointment is on June 9 and we'll see if I need a fill then or not. (:

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My first fill was 5/13/10 my port site did still feel sore, surgery was 4/13/10, I see most people & docs say about 6 weeks for the first fill.

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My MD said 6 wks too. Monday, 5/17 is my first fill. Wish is was #4...wishing the process was going faster!

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I guess every doctor is different. Mine said absolutely no fill before 6 weeks. I waited 8 weeks and just had it done last Thursday. My port was extremely sore ~4 weeks post opp. If you don't think you need it just yet, maybe wait a bit.

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I just re-read my appointment book he gave me. It's a post-op visit...so maybe I won't be getting filled? I feel like I need it though. I started not getting full yesterday. I guess I will find out tomorrow when I get there if he will fill me or not...but it's sounding like no.

How are all of you that are newly banded feeling?

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I guess every doctor is different. Mine said absolutely no fill before 6 weeks. I waited 8 weeks and just had it done last Thursday. My port was extremely sore ~4 weeks post opp. If you don't think you need it just yet, maybe wait a bit.

Did your first fill hurt bad? Could you feel a big difference after being filled?

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