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I had my surgery about 5 months ago and have developed a funny little quirk since then. Whenever I eat and get full, I start sneezing! I suspect that some nerve that runs from my stomach up my throat into my nasal passages must get agitated when my stomach is stretched. It's actually kind of funny how my family knows that I'm full whenever I start having sneezing fits after eating. Does anyone else experience this or any other quirks since your surgery?

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I sneeze too! Also hiccups sometimes.

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LOL thats funny. I have a couple of 'tells' also. After Ive eaten an ounce or so I have a tiny burp and that means that I probably only have room for one more bite so after I eat that bite I get really loud hiccups (they crack my husband up). So once I burp my hubby will say "almost to capacity" then when I hiccup he will say "She's FULLLLLLLLLL!" like you would yell GOAL at a soccer game. He's goofy. I actually love having a signal cause there is no guessing involved, just a loud hiccup that makes people giggle.

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I just hope I know when I am full.

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Ive heard of others sneezing or their nose getting runny. My quirk is hiccups! My husband always gives me a goofy smile and asks if the tanks getting full! Lol! That's my cue to stop while I'm ahead!

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Hiccups here as well....only about four, then they are gone. I also get them if I get really hungry. Very strange.

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Hiccups here as well....only about four, then they are gone. I also get them if I get really hungry. Very strange.

I also get them when Im hungry. Usually just first thing in the morning but its a quieter hiccup then my "Im full" hiccup. Good thing my hubby now speaks 'hiccup' and can tell if my tank is empty or full lol.

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My nose starts to run. Crazy I know but that had happend from the start.

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I burp... and not a dainty little ladylike burp either. I wish!

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I think that it is fun how we all seem to have internal alarm clocks that go off in burps, hiccups, and sneezes when we get full.

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VS on July 24. 255 pounds. January 24 175

My nose has not stopped running is my only complaint. And nothing works for it...Benedryl, Sudafed, Laratadine. Cold weather increases it to the 3rd or 4th power.

Will this resolve itself?

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Hiccups here too

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My nose runs!! I didn't catch on right away until my sister said," does your nose run every time you eat?"...duh!! It must be my full signal :)

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LOL I have the same little burp for a full noise and if I push it, my nose runs.

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I start to yawn when I am nearing my max of food. It seems very strange to me, but at least I know when to stop!!

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