Adjustable gastric band

What is Adjustable gastric band?

A band applied around the stomach - to restrict its capacity.Adjustable (tightened to reduce / or loosened to increase) as the goal changes.. Used in morbid obesity to limit the food intake.

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I have been unable to sleep for the past week because everytime I fall asleep I start coughing and throwing up large amounts of brown mucous. I am...

doctor1 MD

Hello,
Thanks for the query to H.C.M. Forum.
Cough with copious mucus may be due to ,
lung abscess,
bronchiectasis,
bronchitis.

Nothing to do with...

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Hello there, I get abcess' quite often along the crease of my upper legs and under my breasts. I associate them to me being plus size, however, I've...

doctor1 MD

How long have you been having this problem?
Do you have diabetes?
Do you sweat a lot?
Do you have any allergy for foods or clothes?
I feel you are...

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My fiance recently started optifast before her lap-band surgery in a few weeks. She is having really bad abdomanal pains, which is normal from what...

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1. Optifast is basically a medically supervised weight management program with comprehensive patient education and support, [and she is going...

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