Leak symptoms


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Hi everyone

I was just sleeved on July 10. My swallow test for leaks was fine. I have had gas symptoms but not shoulder pain. I am one week post op and feel minor, mild pain in my left shoulder intermittently. Definitely whenever I hiccup or burp or yawn or do my spirometer. I don't have fever, rapid heart rate, rapid breathing, or hiccups that don't go away. If it is gas pain, why would it show up a week after surgery?

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Are you getting this pain after you eat or drink? I get intermittent pain in my left shoulder when I ate too much... that could be happening to you as well. I also didn't have gas pain right after surgery but did about a week after surgery.

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Are you getting this pain after you eat or drink? I get intermittent pain in my left shoulder when I ate too much... that could be happening to you as well. I also didn't have gas pain right after surgery but did about a week after surgery.

Thanks for your response! No pain when I eat or drink. Was your gas pain a week after surgery in your left shoulder?


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Thanks for your response! No pain when I eat or drink. Was your gas pain a week after surgery in your left shoulder?



Yeah my gas pain started a week or just over a week after surgery.


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4 minutes ago, BeachMommy2Girls said:


And it WAS in your left shoulder?

Yes!!! Even now (I'm just over 8 weeks) when I over eat I feel it in my left shoulder (same feeling as the gas pain). However if you can I'd just mention it to your doctor just to be on the safe side especially when it comes to a leak. I'm sure what you're feeling is normal but it doesn't hurt to ask.

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Yes!!! Even now (I'm just over 8 weeks) when I over eat I feel it in my left shoulder (same feeling as the gas pain). However if you can I'd just mention it to your doctor just to be on the safe side especially when it comes to a leak. I'm sure what you're feeling is normal but it doesn't hurt to ask.

Yes I called them today. They said to put heat on it and walk more. It isn't all the time. Just here and there. I'm wondering if leak pain would be all the time??


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Yes I called them today. They said to put heat on it and walk more. It isn't all the time. Just here and there. I'm wondering if leak pain would be all the time??



I read about leaks when I started having that issue and another (pain under my rib) and some people said it wasn't consistent but eventually did start happening all the time and some people didn't even have any symptoms of a leak. What eased my mind was that the shoulder pain would go away or ease up with walking


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