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I will be exactly 3 weeks on Monday. The past 3-4 days, I have only been able to drink Water and gatorade and maybe 2 popsicles. I cannot get past 2 sips of Soup or Protein Shakes. So basically, I have gotten no Protein in! I am nauseous and the thought of food disgusts me. My dr did not seem too concerned and said it is normal and it will pass. BUT, how long will I feel like this? Week 2 was great- why the sudden turn? Anyone else go through this?

By the way- I am still taking my Vitamins, B12 and taking pepcid in the morning and at night and gas-x a couple of times a day.

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Hi there. We were sleeved on the same day :) Have you been putting milk in anything you are taking by chance, or are you drinking premade shakes that have milk? I just learned that I have lactose issues which make me terribly nauseous.

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I just saw your other post and made me wonder. Some of the shakes may have had milk in them but the last two days I haven't had anything but the Isopure. Which kind of lactose-free Protein are you doing?

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Did your doctor give you Levsin (sp?) or the generic? I am 6 weeks out and I still take it from time to time but I was taking it with every meal at three weeks. It prevents the tummy from cramping and that, along with my nausea meds allowed me to get down a shake or a yogurt. I still had to force it because I didn't want it, but without my meds, it was impossible.

Levsin (sp?) is for tummy cramps/spasms. I couldn't feel them but let me tell you, that stuff is a lifesaver.

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I'll first say that I HATE Protein anything with a passion. However, the chocolate splendor powder by Unjury is phenomenal. Mixed with Water and some ice cubes and it is very refreshing and light and I don't mind it whatsoever. It was my saving grace and I'm not even a chocolate fanatic. Www.unjury.com. get off the lactose asap and see if your symptoms resolve. That would be my advice

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I am also 3 weeks po, I have had the very same symptoms I stopped diary and the problem resolved itself within 2 days. Good luck!!

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I'm not scheduled until next week but I have a friend who had this done and then found out the hard way, like you, that's she's lactose intolerant... You may look into that.

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The good news that I've read is that it will eventually resolve itself. May take several months though.

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I'm going to be really upset if it's a dairy thing! I was really looking forward to some cottage cheese tomorrow!

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Here's a dumb question--if it turns out that my digestive distress (we'll call it that to avoid getting into truly gory detail) is caused by lactose intolerance, does that mean I have to stop using whey-based Protein powders?

Levsin (sp?) is for tummy cramps/spasms. I couldn't feel them but let me tell you, that stuff is a lifesaver.

LipstickLady, can you tell me more about Levsin? I might want to ask my doc about it on Monday to stop the wrenching cramps.

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The nausea has been there with and without the dairy so I don't think it's lactose intolerance. I think it is a lack of Protein and maybe the heat? Yesterday was horrible and as a result I barely drank or ate anything all day. Today I made myself eat and drink and I've felt so much better. I still think I'm calling my dr to ask for something for when the nausea hits again.

I still cannot get the Protein drinks down- I've tried the bullet shots, RTD Isopure, Atkins, and Advocare!

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It took awhile say maybe like 6 weeks for me to start getting tje Protein in. My stomache could not stand them and I would vomit with just a sip even. If I were you just try to get Fluid in, that is really the most important. When I could finally start drinking them I had to let them sit so there was no froth, that would make my stomach nauseated.

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