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Hey All,

So today was my first day home after having Gastric Bypass on Wednesday, 1/30. All day my stomach has been gurgling and I ended up slowly running to the bathroom with an upset stomach and lots of gas several times.

At first I was excited not to be backed up from all the pain meds, but it’s happened all day now. Is it normal to poop 6-8 times so soon after surgery? Is it a reaction to a new medication/vitamin or something I’m drinking? Any ideas?

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I had my surgery the day before you, but haven't had the issue you are having.

Honestly, I would not worry as long as you are drinking your fluids to ensure you do not get dehydrated. Our pouches and new intestinal tract are going to react somehow, someway to let us know they aren't happy with us.

Feel well!

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Hey All,

So today was my first day home after having Gastric Bypass on Wednesday, 1/30. All day my stomach has been gurgling and I ended up slowly running to the bathroom with an upset stomach and lots of gas several times.

At first I was excited not to be backed up from all the pain meds, but it’s happened all day now. Is it normal to poop 6-8 times so soon after surgery? Is it a reaction to a new medication/vitamin or something I’m drinking? Any ideas?
I had my sleeve done the day after you, and I am experiencing the same gas issue, but mine hasn't come out at all. It's causing some not so nice pains in the gut!
Did you try taking gas-x?

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Thanks for responding! Gas-x is a good idea, I’ll look into that and see if it helps. I didn’t get much sleep and was in the bathroom most of the night. Hoping these first few uncomfortable days pass quickly for us all!

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Hey All,

So today was my first day home after having Gastric Bypass on Wednesday, 1/30. All day my stomach has been gurgling and I ended up slowly running to the bathroom with an upset stomach and lots of gas several times.

At first I was excited not to be backed up from all the pain meds, but it’s happened all day now. Is it normal to poop 6-8 times so soon after surgery? Is it a reaction to a new medication/vitamin or something I’m drinking? Any ideas?
I hope your feeling better soon.

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Hey All,

So today was my first day home after having Gastric Bypass on Wednesday, 1/30. All day my stomach has been gurgling and I ended up slowly running to the bathroom with an upset stomach and lots of gas several times.

At first I was excited not to be backed up from all the pain meds, but it’s happened all day now. Is it normal to poop 6-8 times so soon after surgery? Is it a reaction to a new medication/vitamin or something I’m drinking? Any ideas?
Be sure and take your omeprazile.

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