I am a 69 year old WM 300 lb 5'11" who had LapBand in 2010 paid by MediCare and private insurance. PreOp I had eaten 1-2 meals daily with no snacks but seldom had feeling of being "full". PostOp I had many adjustment injections of the ring. Liquids taken slowly were tolerated but solids caused a feeling of food sticking in my throat leading to hiccups and vomiting. I couldn't eat in a restaurant. Meals would last 2-3 hours. I had zero weight loss. Twice I awoke in the morning to vomit undigested food from the evening meal. Finally I had all of the ring fluid removed and now my dysphagia is less. I am concerned that my two health insurance policies might not pay for a rou-en-y procedure. Has anyone had experience?
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