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:wacko: I'm 4 days post-op and my belly is literally twice it's normal size and feels like it has been filled with cement and my stomach noises are coming from everywhere every direction REALLY loudly (constant gurgling). I spoke with my doctor a few hours ago and he has told me swelling is normal, but my stomach feels like it's going to explode. Does everyone else feel the same post-op?

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I'm 2 weeks post-op but my first week I looked and felt like thAt! I took some pictures and compared it to now and it looks like I gave birth or something! I have to say...everyone was right! The first week is definitely the hardest!

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7 days out and not quite as swollen , but was at first, coudn't button my pants. Now the gurgling and other stomache issues have kicked in...taking care of the bloat.

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It's all normal! I had my sleeve on the 16th of may and I would say the first month is the biggest learning curve when it comes to ur new stomach! My stomach still is noisy lol but that's because it digests foods/ liquids quicker. Another shocker is how much ur tastes change!! I used to love tea, cheese ect but now I hate them!!! I now love peppers and chicken which I didn't like before x

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Try some gas-x.

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thanks for the feedback. It's good to know that I won't literally explode (as I had been imagining). Unfortunately they don't sell gas-x where I live (in Dubai). Each time I've asked the Dr or nurses what I can do for the gas I'm told to keep walking. If anyone has any tips to get this moving it would be much appreciated! It's the middle of the night for me now and I'm not sleeping as I'm in so much pain from gas.

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Gas-x is simethicone, I wonder if maybe they have simethicone but in another brand name.

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