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I've noticed that my resting heart rate is higher than it used to be before surgery, per my Fitbit. Whereas before it used to be 60-70ish, now it is frequently in the 80s, sometimes even higher. And it goes up quite a bit when I do even light activity. Has anyone else noticed this?

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I was just sleeved on Monday and was told by my doctor that an elevated heart rate is a sign of a leak, especially if accompanied by a temperature above 101.00 - Do you have a temperature?

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Could it be a inner weakness because you're just recovering from major surgery. Even if you feel pretty good it still rocks your world to its foundation. So a reaction could be altogether possible.

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Oh dear, no I don't. I feel fine otherwise..

I am going to see my dr tomorrow to have it checked out.

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1 hour ago, delfie said:

Oh dear, no I don't. I feel fine otherwise..

I am going to see my dr tomorrow to have it checked out.

Let us know what you find out. GOod luck!

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Hey, all was good. She is concerned I may be anemic, and also that I am still having a hard time taking in many calories. I am going for bloodwork, but she says if it was a leak I would definitely be having other symptoms.

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