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Hi,

i got gastric bypass on the 16th of April. I was sent home today April 21st. My gas pains have been horrible, including in the hospital. The pains were so sever my heart rate was going up to 140. Besides beano does anybody know of anything I can do to get rid of the gas pains?

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I haven’t had my surgery yet but I’ve read a lot about this including vloggers experiences on
YouTube. Walking & having someone burp you like a baby seems to be the best remedies.

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Thank you very much! I’ve been walking the entire time in the hospital and will continue to do that. I’ll have someone burp me and see how that goes

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Beano wont help with that type of gas. Its an enzyme to help you digest food properly. A heating pad around your upper back and shoulders will help relieve some of the pain but the body just has to absorb the gas trapped in your abdomen. Walking seems to be the only thing that speeds up that process. Makes sense because as you walk you are increasing your oxygen consumption and expelling more CO2 - which is the gas they use in surgery and what you're trying to get rid of.

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