Gas Pains after Gastroscopy

travelsinbc
on 12/1/17 9:54 pm

Who has experienced this? Was in agony last night. Almost ended up in ER. Had to take tramadol and sleep on a heating pad last night.

Shannon S.
on 12/2/17 9:08 am
VSG on 11/07/17

I have not but they do use air during the procedure. Apparently Gas and abdominal bloat is normal. You may want to get some gas-x strips, many people swear by them after laparoscopic procedures so I imagine they could be helpful. Walking and moving seem to be the best medicine for this type of gas. Sorry you are in pain. Feel better soon.

Height 5?5?, HW/pre-op 376, SW 349, CW 301 (updated 2/17/18) WL: pre-op: -27, M1: -23, M2: -10 M3: -10 M4: TBA

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