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Hi all, just thought I’d come back with an update. So I went to see the surgeons assistant last Thursday and he said he didn’t think it was a major issue given my symptoms. He checked the Fluid in my band and said I had 7ml, this should mean I have restriction but this isn’t the case. So since I’ve had zero restriction I thought I would get a second opinion and go and see a nurse who does band fills where I live. She measured how much fluid there was and it shown only 3mls was in my band! I couldn’t believe it when she showed me as that would mean that in a matter of 4 days I’ve gone from 7mls to 3mls! How the hell does that happen. She’s put it back up to 7mls but again I just can’t feel much restriction like I normally would with 7mls.
anyone else had similar problems? I’m now left with the option to have a band repair for €1700 in Belguim, however they said they won’t know exactly if/where the leak is until they open me up and it could end up being the actual band itself and not the port which would require removal (a considerably higher cost).

I’m at a loss and do not know what to do?!

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Hi all, just thought I’d come back with an update. So I went to see the surgeons assistant last Thursday and he said he didn’t think it was a major issue given my symptoms. He checked the Fluid in my band and said I had 7ml, this should mean I have restriction but this isn’t the case. So since I’ve had zero restriction I thought I would get a second opinion and go and see a nurse who does band fills where I live. She measured how much Fluid there was and it shown only 3mls was in my band! I couldn’t believe it when she showed me as that would mean that in a matter of 4 days I’ve gone from 7mls to 3mls! How the hell does that happen. She’s put it back up to 7mls but again I just can’t feel much restriction like I normally would with 7mls.
anyone else had similar problems? I’m now left with the option to have a band repair for €1700 in Belguim, however they said they won’t know exactly if/where the leak is until they open me up and it could end up being the actual band itself and not the port which would require removal (a considerably higher cost).
I’m at a loss and do not know what to do?!

Is it possible to do an ultrasound or CATSCAN of some sort?

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