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Are pickled and fermented things OK? Pickles, kimchi, etc are my faves! I wanna eat them REAL bad!

What say ye???

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OSU forbids Bari-patients from pickles for life, maybe I'll ask them why at my appointment this Tuesday. Kimchi, sauerkraut, as far as I know are okay.

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What's wrong with fresh fruit and veg - I'm guessing that your program feels that it's too early for them, rather than not at all forever? Likewise, check with your surgical team on such things, as programs vary all over the map. Pickled stuff isn't my cup of tea, but I wouldn't go overboard on them as pickled veg seems to carry some cancer risk (doesn't everything?) but specific to gastric cancer.

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i think you may need wait. It looks like are just at 4weeks. My plan is fruits and stuff like that at 8 weeks, but every plan is different. Check wth your doctor. My 2 month consult was just last week and he told me that only now is my stomach no longer swollen.. Baby your stomach so you dont split or pop your staples.

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If pickled things lead to gastric cancer, I'm a dead woman.

Also, I ate 2 pickle chips and survived and was HAPPY!!!

I'm not typically a rule breaker, but I AM a pickle junkie.

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