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Why do so many Lapband patients need hernia surgery. Does Lapband placement cause hernia's?

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What my doctor explained is that a lot of patients don't know if they have a hernia or not but he told us that if they went to do the surgery and found that we had one, he would repair it. I didn't have one thankfully.

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Obesity is a huge risk factor for hernias. And many obese patients don't even realize they have a hernia because they don't have the telltale bulge that a thin patient would notice....

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mine came from a Gallbladder removal. Had it fixed 2x, then my Surgeon fixed it for good.

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Why do so many Lapband patients need hernia surgery. Does Lapband placement cause hernia's?

I was just newly banded on the 13apr- and in surgery he found I had a hernia and fixed it- are you saying people who get banded get hernia's more?

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@kimbrown27. It just seems like alot of banded people get a hernia repair at some point. I was just wondering.

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@kimbrown27. It just seems like alot of banded people get a hernia repair at some point. I was just wondering.

LOL Im still on some drugs- just worried I would have that happen again!! lmao!

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