Trapped gas after surgery
I had surgery on Monday feeling a lot better just a bit sore but I'm in so much pain with my shoulders and neck any remedy to get rid of the trapped gas?
Peppermint tea and just gently walking around helped me. Hope you start to feel better soon. X
I read on here about sleeping sat up will help with gas which I could imagine would feel uncomfortable! Mine seemed to go pretty fast after a few days xx
Thank you it's been a nightmare been more painful then the op x
It's horrible I know how you feel I just wanted to cry so much the pain no one could understand. X
Literally the worst I feel so bloated and ugly x
Walking, especially after eating, I found useful. As well as peppermint tea and sleeping propped up. Horrible feeling - feel your pain!
The gas pains were also the worst part of my recovery. Use a warm wheat bag on your shoulder for the pain. Sleep propped up on pillows.
Moving around as much as possible even walking around living room helped.i also got peppermint oil capsules from Holland and Barrett which seemed more concentrated than tea x
I found lying down better than propped up personally and took simple painkillers. Pain settled after about 48hours
Hi I have also had recent surgery. The nurse at hospital gave me a 'miracle cure' for trapped wind. 2 paracrtamol, hot water and either peppermint oil, mucogel or rennies in a cup stir it together. It works amazing lime within an hour however it does taste horrible.
I'm willing to try anything at this rate ! Thank you how's your recovery going
not great 9 weeks post op now and still have pains and frequent bleeding. I do hope your feeling better soon the trapped wind was by far the worst bit.
I had my op about 8 weeks ago, and remember the trapped gas was the worst part for me. It's so hard, but the best thing for me was to get moving. The more I was up and moving around (even if it was really slowly!) the less painful it was.
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