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Hi all,

Had my surgery today and feeling really good minus a bit of pain getting in and out of bed. Just wondering how many incisions you all have. I was only given 2 so I assuming that is a great thing and will make my healing process much faster. Anyone else only have two? I was the first surgery of the day with my doctor and he had 5 more after me so unfortunately I didn't get to speak to him about it. The nurses said I did great. Can't wait!

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I have 5. Sounds like you got to have the single incision (which yes for most turns out as 2 so they can use the liver retractor).

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i have 5

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You guys are lucky. I had a ventral hernia repair in addition to the lap band placement. I ended up with 13 incision sites. :o

Dave

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I have 6 incisions.

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You are lucky to only get 2!

I have 5.

One in my belly button.

A 2 inch incision on my left side above my belly button (port site).

Also 3 small incisions across my upper abdomen.

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Hi all,

Had my surgery today and feeling really good minus a bit of pain getting in and out of bed. Just wondering how many incisions you all have. I was only given 2 so I assuming that is a great thing and will make my healing process much faster. Anyone else only have two? I was the first surgery of the day with my doctor and he had 5 more after me so unfortunately I didn't get to speak to him about it. The nurses said I did great. Can't wait!

Hi there. I had one incision in my belly button and one tiny little hole just under my sternum. I opted for a "scarless" procedure and my surgeon did a great job...absolutely no scars ten months out. You'd never even know I had anything done. If you have a belly button incision, though, they seem to be the worst in terms of pain and healing. You have to be very careful about movements with them. Mine was worth it.

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I have 5 incisions as well but nothing near my belly button.

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Hi all,

Had my surgery today and feeling really good minus a bit of pain getting in and out of bed. Just wondering how many incisions you all have. I was only given 2 so I assuming that is a great thing and will make my healing process much faster. Anyone else only have two? I was the first surgery of the day with my doctor and he had 5 more after me so unfortunately I didn't get to speak to him about it. The nurses said I did great. Can't wait!

I had 4 small ones and one larger one for my port. Best Luck Keep Us Updated. Take the pain Med's if you hurt!! Walk as soon as you can and you did great!

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I have 5... and 10 months out... I cannot even find them. :unsure:

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I have 5.

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I have 5.

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I have 4. I can barely see the three tiny ones but my port one is pretty nasty.

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