What does it feel like to have a balloon in the stomach?

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UCLA Health
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If you get a balloon placed in your stomach and then fill it up, you are going to be a little uncomfortable as your body gets used to it. The main issues are going to be pain and nausea in the first week as your stomach adapts to the balloon sitting there. Once your body adapts, you won’t really notice that it is there.

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Weight Loss Procedures and Surgeries

Weight Loss Procedures and Surgeries

Weight loss surgery procedures, including liposuction, gastric bypass, gastric botox and Lap Band surgery are viable options for those needing help with excessive weight loss. But they aren't without their risks. Weight loss surge...

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