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Diarrhea after vsg???

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Started by nikkib, Jun 15, 2010 8:04 PM
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    nikkib

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Posted June 15, 2010 - 8:04 PM

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Hi, I am 4.5 days post op and everyone else seems to be worried about constipation but I am having the exact opposite. Since PO day 2 I have had diarreha. Just wondering if anyone else experienced this? I have had some problems pre op with this after weaning off of metformin(diabetes med). I see surgeon tomorrow so I pray he has some answers!


    mwlj_2010

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Posted June 15, 2010 - 8:21 PM

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Don't worry, it will pass after a few days.


    Mommy4

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Posted June 15, 2010 - 8:25 PM

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I was sleeved on june 3rd and I had horrible diarrhea I think it has something to do with all the meds they pumped into ya!! now I cant go at all!!!


    Lillie24

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Posted June 15, 2010 - 8:38 PM

#4
I was sleeved on 5.21.10 and had the same problem. It seems to resolve itself once you start some semi mushy foods.


    texaschick

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Posted June 15, 2010 - 8:40 PM

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Oh yeah, the first two days I was home were, well, explosive.


    Juani

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Posted June 15, 2010 - 8:47 PM

#6
Same here ,, it will go. Get enough fluids in !


    nikkib

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Posted June 17, 2010 - 11:59 AM

#7
Thanks all, it is still going on, surgeon said its ok to take a dose od immodium to help! I think if it wasn't for the rear end I'd be feeling great!!


    Charmed

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Posted June 17, 2010 - 6:44 PM

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I'm 6 months out and I had it for probably the first 5-6 weeks. It finally resolved itself.


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