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I take back what I said about not having any enoxaparin shots after my bypass. I had one in the hospital, and none after I was discharged (the next day).

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On 08/25/2018 at 06:35, E.S said:

Hello everybody

Today I want to talk about 2 subjects that I haven’t heard anything about before my surgery.

Which I discovered after the surgery.

The first thing I wasn’t told anything about was how bad you would smell after the surgery.

Not immediately after surgery but when you go back home and you’re around your 4th day post, the putrid smell that comes from your sweat is something you have to get used to.

Like I can smell the Vitamins that I take and also the food that I consume.

Before the surgery I would sweat a lot as well because obvious reasons of being morbidly obese. But now it’s a different kind of smell that’s more stronger. I didn’t know this would be a side effect.

I know that when you pass gas it would be putrid as well , same as when you do the number 2. But the smell of the sweat is something else y’all. M

Injections against blood clots.

After your surgery you have to inject yourself with medicine against blood clots in order to avoid strokes etc because you don’t move around as much anymore.

But nobody told me how my legs would look like while using it.

My legs are looking beat up.

After you inject the medicine into your legs, you r not allowed to rub it, otherwise you’ll get bruises. But you can’t help your clothes from not rubbing against your skin so I got bruises all over and it looks horrible. So if you’re used to wearing shorts, just remember that .

I have to take each every day for a 1 month or so and my legs are just.... yeah.. it’s not pretty.

I’m 11 days post op and still going strong 💪🏻

Thank you guys for listening


I didn’t go through a smelly phase at all after bypass. My surgeon made me wait 3 weeks before taking Vitamins but I never had a smell and no one turned their noses and spoke of a smell, lol. And I had to do the lovenox injections for a week. I did them in my stomach though, not my thighs. Good luck with everything!
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On 08/25/2018 at 08:12, KimTriesRNY said:

I didn’t have to do injections.

This seems dependent on the surgeon.

My surgeon made me do them because I had the Nexplanon birth control at the time. If you’re on a birth control or any kind of hormones or aren’t very mobile they want you to do the shots. Well where I am that’s the case anyway
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I received blood thinner medication through my i.v site but other than that I did not receive injections etc.

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How are you doing, Frust8?

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