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Hello, I am 6 weeks post op and have no idea what to eat. I was so nauseous for the last 2 1/2 weeks and now I'm starting from scratch. I am scared to eat anything bc I throw up so easily. I am having a very hard time with Fluid intake also. Nothing tastes good, even the flavored water I drank with no problems before surgery. Any advice is appreciated!!

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Can you post a list of what you've tried so far so we don't recommend something you've already tried?

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let your clinic know. Those symptoms could be indicative of a stricture. (note I said "could be" - not "definitely"). They may want to do an upper endoscopy and check it out. If there's one there, it's an easy fix - they'll fix it while they're in there.

I had two of them - at four weeks out and again at eight weeks out. About 5% of bypass patients get them, and they almost always occur 1-3 months after surgery (very rare before or after that time frame) - so you're in the right window for one, if that's what it is.

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I've been ok with scrambled eggs, mashed potatoes, oatmeal and baked Beans. I've tried chicken on 4 separate times and it's not good. I've also tried tilapia and couscous without success. pureed sweet potatoes were great on Easter, but tried them twice after without success. I'm reading posts from ppl that say they are eating meals at this point, I can't even imagine!!!

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