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6 minutes ago, LindsayT said:

After surgery you won't be able to drink anything and not anything the next day until after your leak test.

I don't know what determines this, but I never had any leak tests done. I was drinking fluids by morning and was brought 3 different trays of food in a 4/5 hour window just before discharge.

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Just now, Shanna NYC said:

I don't know what determines this, but I never had any leak tests done. I was drinking fluids by morning and was brought 3 different trays of food in a 4/5 hour window just before discharge.

They're supposed to make sure your internal incisions and staples are not leaking before your drink. It's pretty standard.

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Time to go in and get this surgery done in 1 hour.

Cw: 372 Gw: 199.9 or 210

I hope everyone has a great day and I hope to get this done smoothly and share my experience with the group and new members.

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1 minute ago, Mike.J.Y said:

Time to go in and get this surgery done in 1 hour

***sending positive vibes from the east coast***

🙌💪

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All went well.

Great news!

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10 hours ago, Mike.J.Y said:

All went well.

Great to hear! 🎈

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Been 24 hours since surgery pain is not bad at all for me. Able to get fluids in walked a bunch last night.

When I woke up from surgery it was the worse part. Had horrible breathing for couple hours. Now all good.

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Just now, Mike.J.Y said:

Been 24 hours since surgery pain is not bad at all for me. Able to get fluids in walked a bunch last night.

When I woke up from surgery it was the worse part. Had horrible breathing for couple hours. Now all good.

Oh, ya. The waking up from surgery was awful. I was in so much pain. Good to hear all is well

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On 7/26/2023 at 9:38 AM, Mike.J.Y said:

Question how long did pain last after surgery?

2nd part did you need to refill on pain medication or were you able to go without?

i was given pain meds at the hospital, and i had my Rx for pain filled at the hospital as well. but i didn't take any when i got home, as while i did feel a bit of discomfort, i felt it wasn't enough to warrant pain meds.

on the other hand, when i had plastics (which included tummy tuck) i was all over my pain meds, and even had them refilled after the inital Rx ran out after a week.

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Ouch I hear plastics is the real pain.

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My pain from the surgery was minimal, I had neck pain and was told due to anesthesia. I did have a bit of nausea in the hospital that seemed to be exasperated by perfumed nurses, making me throw up hurting my stomach! I was home day after surgery and no pain just gas discomfort that OTC gas med helped. After a week all good! I had the gastric sleeve.

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1 hour ago, tantakatie said:

exasperated by perfumed nurses

This made me chuckle, but I can totally understand that happening. They should know better. Perfumed nurses should be banned from all post-surgery rooms. 🤢

Congrats on a successful surgery!

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