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Super weird question. But has anyone ever NOT felt all the side affects from Sleeve surgery? I had VSG done Monday 10/07/19 I feel minimal pain from my Incisions unless I lay wrong or try to pick something heavy up. I’m not hungry really ever, have yet to feel Nauseous or overly full. I feel a small difference when I drink too fast but that’s it. I’m kinda scared that things are going to well that I will then experience all of the side effects at once.

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Super weird question. But has anyone ever NOT felt all the side affects from Sleeve surgery? I had VSG done Monday 10/07/19 I feel minimal pain from my Incisions unless I lay wrong or try to pick something heavy up. I’m not hungry really ever, have yet to feel Nauseous or overly full. I feel a small difference when I drink too fast but that’s it. I’m kinda scared that things are going to well that I will then experience all of the side effects at once.
Hi,
I had my surgery the end of July. I did not have any issues with my surgery. Just minor soreness at the incision site where my stomach was removed. It only bothered me when I moved wrong. My gall bladder surgery recovery was worse. Best of luck!!

5'4"
Starting weight 297
VSG on 7/31/19
Surgery wt: 266
CW 228
GW 135

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Welcome to the "boringly average" club - those of us who have had no particular post-op issues, where everything goes pretty much as advertised. The problem cases - those with abnormal amounts of pain, nausea, vomiting, etc. - are in the minority; it only seems like that is "normal" because those are the ones that post the most about having problems, while those with no problems have nothing to post about, so we don't see much of that side of the game. Same thing with those who, for whatever reason, have to endure weeks of liquid dieting pre-op - they post a lot about the problems they have and when will it end, etc. while those who aren't put on such diets have nothing to talk about, so it seems "normal" to have to do it.

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Im jealous went thru hell and back with pain and sickness - But Congrads

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19 hours ago, kys_journey said:

Super weird question. But has anyone ever NOT felt all the side affects from Sleeve surgery? I had VSG done Monday 10/07/19 I feel minimal pain from my Incisions unless I lay wrong or try to pick something heavy up. I’m not hungry really ever, have yet to feel Nauseous or overly full. I feel a small difference when I drink too fast but that’s it. I’m kinda scared that things are going to well that I will then experience all of the side effects at once.

Congratulations on your surgery, glad you are healing well.

I’m five years out and bounced back quickly with no complications. My pain was managed with medication. I had prior surgeries and experienced giving birth. I had a good reference to pain. My pain was minimal in comparison

This site is not a good representation of statistics on positive/negative experiences with bariatric surgery. You don’t see the posts on positive experiences. Most don’t feel the need. You will see many posts from people with complications because they are here for support

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