If you are experiencing some post-surgery pain: that can be very normal to have some mild discomfort and feel achy, but the doctors want you to know the warning symptoms and when to seek medical attention or go to the emergency room.
Some of the most common warning symptoms of gastrointestinal leak or issue include:
- Rapid heart rate
- Shortness of breath
- Abdominal pain and bloating
- Chest pain
- Shoulder pain
- Fever, chills
- A sense of ill-ease or illness
If you feel that you have none of these specific symptoms listed, then please go back to full liquids for a few days and rest your tummy including the liquid protein shakes.
Make sure to be taking the Omeprazole as directed, Gas-X and you can even take a medication for nausea as needed as well.
You can always email or call us.
Do not hesitate to seek medical attention. If you have any doubts, then get it checked out.