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20 hours ago, elp93 said:

If you feel like it’s getting harder to breathe or swallow go to the ER :) I also got phlegm. It’s a normal side effect of sedation

It's actually getting easier to swallow and breathe, so at least there's that. :) I've never had surgery before, so I had no idea about the phlegm/intubation side effects! Thank you!

17 minutes ago, Jue said:

hope you feel better in a couple of days

Thanks! :) My sats were the biggest threat to me going home the next day: I would spend some time without a cannula, then it would go back on, then off again, etc. Finally the nurses deduced that I simply was breathing very shallowly when sleeping, but my sats were fine whenever I was awake.

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Mine was the same they kept te9me to take deep breaths but I couldn't I was in hospital 4 days but they did look after me

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