- Anti-pain medication
After surgery, you can experience some pain even swelling and pain in the abdomen and surrounding areas. Prescription painkillers help you to relieve pain and make you more comfortable.
- Walk lightly
After undergoing gastric bypass surgery, you should gradually perform a patient movement. Walking around you 6 hours after surgery can help you reduce blood clots in the legs. Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT is one of the side effects that can occur after gastric bypass surgery. DVT is a blood clot or blood that often occurs in the leg that can be fatal.
- Instructions from a doctor
Do not take action alone without doctor’s guidance because it can be fatal. After you have surgery, you must obey the doctor’s instructions. The surgeon will give you some guidelines about the gastric bypass recovery time you should undergo.
Food after undergoing Gastric Bypass
- You’re most effective allowed to drink water and eat liquid food
After the operation is complete, you are only allowed to drink water and eat food in liquid form.
- After a few weeks, you can consume soft foods or porridge
You have to chew food very thoroughly after having gastric bypass. This action aims to ease the food through your intestines and new pockets.
- Consumption of multivitamins
You should consume some vitamin and mineral supplements such as vitamin B12, calcium and iron.
Things that you need to change during gastric bypass recovery time
- How to eat
During gastric bypass recovery time, you must learn how to eat right. The food you eat before surgery and after surgery is very different. It takes you several months to adjust the food you consume. In the early days of gastric bypass recovery, you may feel nausea and vomiting. In the first few days, you can experience many mistakes. However, these errors will help you more easily adjust.