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I had surgery 7 weeks ago. Everything went great until introducing regular food. 3 bites I fill with air, belch, feel horrible and usually get sick! I don't use straws, drink soda etc. I chew my food well as instructed in classes. Help!!

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You may just not be quite ready for regular foods yet. Back up a bit to where your system could handle the soft foods and never add more than one new food at a time, and only about a tablespoon-full at once. Your insides can take up to 4 months to fully heal, and right now, they call the shots. The time-line is only guidance, you need to actually progress through stages when your tummy is ready. Just be patient!

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Your body may not be ready to tolerate solid foods yet. Go back to soft foods and introduce one food at a time.

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Thank you. I wasn't taking a tablespoon at a time. Do you think all the air in my stomach is that reason?

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5 minutes ago, GradyCat said:

Your body may not be ready to tolerate solid foods yet. Go back to soft foods and introduce one food at a time.

Thank you, I will stick with soft food for now and advance slowly.

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