Newbie....had Gastric Surgery one week ago

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  1. sdramaticone

    sdramaticone New Member


    I just had gastric bypass surgery a week and a day ago, and I am experiencing alot of pain on the left side of my stomach, is that normal, does anyone who has had the surgery know? Also, since I dont go to see my doctor until another 2 weeks, would it be a good idea to weigh myself? Im really curious to know if I have lost any weight yet.

    Thanks and Im happy to be a part of the support group, if there is anything I can answer for anyone, know that I will:sigh:.....
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  3. Tanari

    Tanari 100% Focused

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    Welcome to minimins. Good luck on your weight loss journey. Hope you feel pain free soon
  4. IreneH

    IreneH Gold Member

    Hi and welcome. Also join the surgery section with others who have similar experience

    Irene xx
  5. misscheeky

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  6. charliegirl

    charliegirl Silver Member

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    Hi welcome to minis, I had the bypass on 8th november, not had pain on my left but have done on the right, it was through eating too quickly and not chewing my food....I have weighed myself twice since the op. I dont have scales at home but go to the computorised ones in morrisons chemist as you get a print out and it stores your details.....hope you get the pain sorted soon. Do you have a bariatric nurse you can contact? Mine said previously any pain on the left is in the large bowel so it might be something you have eaten...xx
  7. Jax123

    Jax123 Gold Member

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    Hi and :welcome: to Minimins. Good luck on your weight loss journey. Hope the pain subsides soon :)
  8. uglyduck16

    uglyduck16 Full Member

    RNY Gastric Bypass
    Welcome to the MiniMins :D
    How is the pain feeling now? Any better?? Hope so :)
    I am having my gastric bypass operation next week, so the only advice i can really give you is to check out the surgery section on this site- it totally rocks!!
    Xxx Lizzie xxX
  9. Starlight

    Starlight Gold Member

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  10. thisisit

    thisisit Full Member

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    eating from module two of N.O.C plan basically protein,veg fruit ,4 ryvita introduced some grains,
    Welcome to minimins, how are you now?
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