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Unread 01-21-2009, 10:01 PM
Bloated? I think

I have been freed from the hospital today, surgery was monday, had vag. hyst., feel fine no real pain. Just feel like my belly is tight and bloated all the way up to my rib cage...
Is this normal and do I need so gas med.?
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Unread 01-21-2009, 10:29 PM
Bloated? I think

I felt that way also. It took probably 5 days before I read on here to try something like Ibuprofen. It has worked wonders. If I have been doing too much my belly still swells, and I will be 5 weeks post op tomorrow. hang in there, we are all with you. Wishing you a quick speedy recovery. God bless.
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Unread 01-21-2009, 10:42 PM
Bloated? I think

Thanks I'll give that a try..
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Unread 01-21-2009, 10:55 PM
Bloated? I think

I would take gas meds if I were you. Also stool softeners or whatever your dr. recommends to keep the bowels moving as easily as possible.

A LOT of us here have had most of our pain from gas or constipation, so be proactive on that front! Eat easy foods that keep you moving like oatmeal, fruit, yogurt, etc. Avoid spicy, fatty foods and also carbonated beverages if you are bloated with gas.

Good luck and glad you are doing well,

CC
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Unread 01-23-2009, 03:46 AM
Bloated? I think

that darn famous swelly belly lol .. it will go away i promise just takes a week or 6 the more u rest the smaller it will become also .. good luck in your recovery.
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