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Does anyone have severe bloating and if you do what is the cause?

I have had my band for 9.5 years and lately I have noticed that my stomach blows up like a balloon. Yesterday I looked and felt about 10 months pregnant and it was very uncomfortable.

I know there are some common causes:-

Soda, lactose or gluten intolerance. I know it wasn't soda or gluten as I hadn't had any of those. I did have a shake for Breakfast so possibly that could be the issue but I am wondering what the other possibilities are? Has anyone had similar symptoms and then gone on to find out it was caused by a slip or erosion or anything else band related?

My band is coming out on Thursday so hopefully I will get some answers then but in the meantime I'm curious

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Getting it out will do the trick. I had mine out October 1 2018. Feel so much better. Getting the sleeve February 5th

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By the way mine had slipped

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So you also had bloating issues?

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Interesting

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Curious as to why you are having yours removed?

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