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I am 4 days post op and am on my 2 week liquid post op diet. Was wondering if I added a shot of like crystal hot sauce to my broth if that would cause any issues with my new stomach? I love the hit of flavor it adds and was enjoying it on the pre op diet. Beef broth with a couple of squirts of crystal.

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I say treat a new sleeve like a new born baby... so, i think hot sauce is a bad idea during post op recovery phase.

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Try it very tentatively (little bit will go a long way now)...

all spices and things of that nature is what we need to make things better for us to consume... you can always check with your doctor

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You shouldnt have a problem as long as you dont get acid reflux. Try a little and work up to how you like it.

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Thanks folks. Especially since I'm haven't been doing so well I am not going to push it. I couldn't even tolerate pudding last night. Thx for your input.

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Swanson makes a thai ginger chicken broth - super spicy, super yummy. I have to Water it down a lot. But, I've been eating it and other spiced broths (like broth from seven seas soup) from the start. Just go slow to see how your body tolerates it.

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I was told to avoid citrus and spicy food since it might aggravate the sleeve. I too like a bit of spice and I LOVE citrus, but I didn't want to cause any problems.

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I tried turkey pepperoni too early on and paid for it. It's wise to eat blander foods for a while. I also put my usual amount of pepper in stew and noticed that my tastes are different. I couldn't handle as much, it was spicy in my mouth and irritated my stomach.

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