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It could be something as simple as gas (colic) or a strained muscle. Try a heat pad & see if it helps. Any associated temperature, vomiting, nausea or tenderness in the area? If so a visit to a medical centre may be best. Same if the pain persists or isn’t alleviated by the heat pad.

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9 hours ago, Lizgastricsleeve said:

Hello everyone! I got my surgery 11/23 and I’m getting pain on my left side by my stomach radiates to my back. The pain does come and go, is this normal?

I am having similar but mine is in my left shoulder. I was not aware that gas could settle there so i have been paying attention to when it comes and goes, i am pretty sure mine is gas pains. Once i am able to pass the gas, i notice the pain goes away but then comes back when i consume my liquids if i am not sure to slow waaaay down on the consumption rate. If you feel uncomfortable about what it is i would definitely contact the Dr and see what they recommend.

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I used to have that left side pain and a burning sensation, my team explained that the bigger incision since its deeper it is stitched using a muscle and that some movements cause that pain. After that made sense to me, I do not even feel it.

Do ask your team to make sure and track any other changes to be safe.

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On 12/2/2022 at 10:00 PM, Arabesque said:

It could be something as simple as gas (colic) or a strained muscle. Try a heat pad & see if it helps. Any associated temperature, vomiting, nausea or tenderness in the area? If so a visit to a medical centre may be best. Same if the pain persists or isn’t alleviated by the heat pad.

No other symptoms, it does go away with gas relief medication, I see my doctor tomorrow and see what they say!

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Let us know what your doctor says.

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