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I'm almost 5 months post gastric bypass and I ate 4 strawberries with 1/4 cup blueberries 2 and a half hours ago and I feel so not good! My stomach feels full, I tried throwing up but there's nothing in there. I feel sick and not really nauseous but like I need to throw up. What's going on? help! Veterans I need you.

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Hmmm. Were they fresh strawberries? Did you chew them well, or slice them small? I used to have problems with bananas when I bit of a piece. I think it would get stuck. I now slice them lengthways, so they are not round. Theoretically, you could have bitten a piece of a large strawberry, that could block the stoma. Just an idea. Eventually it would break down.

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46 minutes ago, ValerieInMexico said:

Hmmm. Were they fresh strawberries? Did you chew them well, or slice them small? I used to have problems with bananas when I bit of a piece. I think it would get stuck. I now slice them lengthways, so they are not round. Theoretically, you could have bitten a piece of a large strawberry, that could block the stoma. Just an idea. Eventually it would break down.

Yes they were fresh and i cut them up and chewed well.

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Late dumping generally gives you the same feelings as low blood sugar.

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2 hours ago, elcee said:

Late dumping generally gives you the same feelings as low blood sugar.

Yep this. This is what I get with RH. I have to eat some Protein and a bit of carb to fix it. I take my blood sugar reading and then dose a glucose tablet accordingly, then eat protein 30 minutes afterward (once my bg comes back up) to stabilize it.

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When I eat fruit I try to eat a little yogurt or 2 pieces of walnut with it so I have Protein and fat mixed with the carbs. If I rarely eat fruit by itself it's only 1 strawberry or a 1/4 cup of blueberries.

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Found this info on dumping - I had no idea late dumping was a thing. https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/encyclopedia/content.aspx?ContentTypeID=134&ContentID=107

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