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Thanks for your response. I am sipping however there are times where i’m so thirsty that I gulp and the pain in unbearable.
I realize that my insides are still healing and I need to keep sipping for a bit. I am just wondering if this pain will slowly go away.

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I do believe the pain will go away as long as you remember to sip. Gulping may always hurt.

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It hurt me the first month. I'm almost 4 months post-op and can drink/gulp normally.

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I’m also 4 months post sleeve and I second what gaby says.

The first 2 weeks post sleeve I felt like someone had punched me hard in the solar plexus every time I swallowed. Didn’t matter if I drank slowly or faster, it just hurt really bad.
From weeks 2-4 that feeling had settled into a vague discomfort and after the first month I can’t recall it doing that ever again.

Now I still get pain if I try to chug more than 4 ounces at once or If I drink too soon after eating, but it’s a different kind of pain

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It does not matter how slow you go as long as you never stop ,
_____Confucius

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sip sip sip .... it gets better

We all been there and had to be reminded that this race is a marathon not a sprint... pace yourself and sip,,sip,,sip

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Sip, sip, sip. Don't gulp or drink like you used to.

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