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Gas & Bloating 5yrs post op



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I’ve developed a lot of gas and excessive burping the last 2 months. I had my sleeve 5yrs ago. I haven’t changed any of my habits.

I get excruciating gas pains sometimes and become constipated. When I’m finally able to go it’s diarrhea. Then the pain goes away. I haven’t had a normal bm in 2 months.

It’s just such a long time after surgery I wouldn’t think don’t know if it’s related or should I go to doctor and look for any underlying reasons.

Thank you for your thoughts fellow sleever’s.

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I would start with your PCP.

Like you said, it is a bit of time since surgery.

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I agree, see your doctor. It seems too long to be related to your surgery. You may have developed IBS.

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do you have a gallbladder still? sounds like it could be that … totally worth a trip to a doctor to be sure..

if it is there are meds to help (tho doctors want to cut it out too quickly and don’t often want to even try other methods ) … also i know people who manage gallbladder issues by cleaning out their gastrointestinal tract with colonoscopy prep and it sets their gallbladder right without surgery or drugs…

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