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Extreme Gas Pains

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Started by Happy Destiny, Jun 06, 2010 9:33 AM
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Posted June 6, 2010 - 9:33 AM

#1
Hi All, I'm finishing up on my 3rd week. I had a few tiny thin fries friday night and a few bites of chicken on a skewer. Saturday I also had two tiny chicken nuggets from chick-fil-a. I am having extreme gas pains in my left lower quadrant. It has moved some, but I've been using gas x strips and moving and the pain continues!!!! Help!!!! Now I'm not getting fluids in because of the pain. Any suggestions would be much appreciated!!!! Thanks!
p.s. Is this usual?:)


    FabBy50

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Posted June 6, 2010 - 9:43 AM

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When did the gas pains start? Was it right after eating the food? Or was it a day later? Did you try gas-x? Also I got constipated at about 3 weeks, the pain you are feeling might be that. Keep me posted K?


Posted June 6, 2010 - 10:18 AM

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When did the gas pains start? Was it right after eating the food? Or was it a day later? Did you try gas-x? Also I got constipated at about 3 weeks, the pain you are feeling might be that. Keep me posted K?

no not right after, more like a day later. i had a small bm this am, pain still there.



    Tiffykins

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Posted June 6, 2010 - 10:52 AM

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Walk, walk, walk. I get horrible gassy pains when I eat fried foods. My body just isn't used to it anymore, and it rebels.

Constipation can also set in if you aren't getting fluids in. Try a heating pad to help with the discomfort. Keep drinking and walking.



    texaschick

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Posted June 6, 2010 - 11:11 AM

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Do you have, or have you ever had any diverticular issues? Sometimes pain in the lower left can be attributed to that. If the pain persists, you should give your doc a call.


    JillianMarie

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Posted June 6, 2010 - 4:56 PM

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My GI doc said that i was constipated and i didn't even know it. I had pain in my low right abdomen. He had me get Miralax, and it solved the problem.


    pnw218

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Posted June 6, 2010 - 7:47 PM

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I haven't had any gas at all since immediately post op. The only discomfort I have had (other than eating too much or too fast sometimes! LOL) is if I am due or overdue to poop.

sheesh! where else can we talk about poop so easily???

I have had a few fries and bites of burgers. Might sit heavy in my stomach but hasn't caused any real pain or gas.

Good luck! I hope you get it figured out soon!


    FabBy50

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Posted June 6, 2010 - 8:08 PM

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I'm 5 months out and I still have trouble eating slower, I wish I could learn to slow down. And yes sometimes it hurts a little if I eat too fast, especially dense foods. And yes fried foods tend to make me gassy, and not having a BM for a few days will do it too!! LOL


    pnw218

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Posted June 6, 2010 - 8:18 PM

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I'm 5 months out and I still have trouble eating slower, I wish I could learn to slow down. And yes sometimes it hurts a little if I eat too fast, especially dense foods. And yes fried foods tend to make me gassy, and not having a BM for a few days will do it too!! LOL


LOL Fab! anything else cause gas for you?? : )

You have lost a few more pounds, haven't you?? like about 6?? yea!


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Posted June 6, 2010 - 10:44 PM

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You guys crack me up!!! I love reading your posts! LOL


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