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I had my band done in 2011 and lost about 60 pounds over the first 2 years. Now I have gained back most of my weight , have pain in my stomach and back, along with acid reflux. After having all the Fluid removed and no help they finally did x-ray and my band has slipped. I'm scheduled to have my band removed next month 3/2017 since I'm having issues. I was thinking about getting the sleeve but a little worried since the band wasn't the greatest. Anyone had their bands removed? I have read about scar tissue and issues and I'm wondering!

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I had my band removed in august, revised to a sleeve. The sleeve is SO much better and I don't have the pain and vomiting I had with the band. I'm already down to a size 6

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How did your removal go? How are you doing now without it?

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