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I just came home today after finally having my mini bypass, my question is, has anyone else who has gone through weightloss surgery had a sudden drop in their immune system? I ask as I'm beginning to get a sore throat, but have honey to help with that

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Any other symptoms? Sore throat could just be a dry throat.

Hopefully the throat will improve fairly quickly, but do be mindful of any other symptoms that may develop.

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could be coincidental, too - it's the time of year for things like colds and sore throats..

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Yes! I had my VSG in August of 2019. Last fall and winter I had a near constant cold. Sore throat, stuffy nose, watery eyes. Allergy meds didn’t help so I don’t think it was that. I asked my surgeon about it and she had no idea why. It finally resolved around March.

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Drinking fluids and having a bit of honey every so often seems to be helping, but I do have a bit of a cough and occasionally have a stuffy nose, the nurse I spoke to regarding the cough thinks it could be just my body trying to get rid of any remaining anaesthetic, she wasn't sure as to my stuffy nose though, but I do tend to get hayfever like symptoms year round, a friend of mine who had surgery for a different matter had also had a sudden drop in her immune system and believes it could have happened due to her body going through a sudden change and that it could possibly be the same for me, I've never had surgery before, so I don't want to be taking any chances

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