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How long post op did it take you to have a bowel movement?

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Ditto, probably 4 or 5 days

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Three or four, if I recall. It's been nearly three years since surgery & everything's working as usual in that department!

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I had issues with diarrhea quite a bit and as it turned out I have to take a probiotic instead of you know it being because of the surgery

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5 days. Didn't feel the need until I got onto the plane. Air pressure change woke things up in that department. Of course, couldn't relax in the airplane commode, so nothing happened for 7 hours until I got to the hotel and used an enema. I needed enemas regularly for the first couple weeks until I could get some Fiber into my diet. Everything has been working fine after the first month postop.

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One week and nothing like sitting on the toilet drinking milk of mag and googling what else you can do bc you've never felt this uncomfortable. I still take 2 generic colace every day. I have been pretty regular but have lose stills about twice a week. I figure until I'm more regular with eating and getting enough fluids I don't want to be constipated again. I also keep an enema in the cupboard just in case.

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One week. Used Miralax and was lucky if I went once every 4 day. Went to dr and she said use 2x's a day. Started that and had diarrhea but felt like (this is gross sorry) it was going around some that was stuck. Switched to Benefiber and I take that 2x's a day and I go once a day now and I'm 3 months post op.


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Day three in the hospital. They give a depository to help get your digestive system moving again. Since it gets somewhat paralyzed after the surgery and anesthesia. I have not had any constipation problems since my surgery 2 weeks ago. I go about every other day and it's pretty liquidy but that's about all I'm putting in anyway. Heard it's very common to become constipated after introducing real food. Still got three weeks till that.

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It took me till the morning of day 5 post op. However I did not have to taking any medication to help. It just moved naturally


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Day 5 but before that I didn't feel the urge or need to go. I took Dulcolax that my surgeon prescribed twice a day even when I wasn't taking the narcotics anymore


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HW 282 5' 4" 39 years old SW 264 Sleeved on 7/24/17

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It was actually over a week for me. It was a terrible feeling but I made it through. I am 13 weeks post op now and I actually take stool softeners every single day.I cant go without them. I wouldn't dare miss a day !

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