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Please listen carefully if you are about to have a laparoscopy

I had a lap on Sunday and I wish someone could have gave me this advice beforehand so please if you are about to have surgery take these tips on board and don't make the same mistake I made!๐Ÿ˜ฉ

1. Take a bowel cleanser like movicol a couple of days before your surgery and every day after. (I still haven't been and it's been 5 days!)๐Ÿ˜“

2. Get some antihistamines! The wounds will itch like hell and if you take piriton everyday during your recovery it will definitely help the itch!

3. Get some anti sickness tablets. You may be in a lot of pain and will need some strong painkillers such as tramadol and the last thing you want is to be sick!!!

I really really hope this advice helps some of you โค๏ธ

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Oh I totally second taking something for your bowels! I ended up constipated for just over 3 weeks (except for one day about 2 weeks in when I swear my wee bunny has done bigger ones than that) and ended up taking three forms of laxatives to get things going again. Not a highlight in my life so far ๐Ÿ˜ฃ

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Haha that made me laugh! Not because you were constipated but your comment about your bunny ๐Ÿคฃ I know it's horrible!! The doctor has given me fybogel and senna ๐Ÿ˜ฉ

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Aw I know haha! Iโ€™ve never shouted at a toilet before that day I was raging ๐Ÿ˜‚! Have you tried those horrible sachets yet, think theyโ€™re called laxido or something, that claim to be orange flavoured? ๐Ÿคข they lied.... x

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Hahaha ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ I think i have! Ages ago ano they are minging ๐Ÿ˜ท but she's given me fybogel this time! They taste worse than the movicol! But if it helps me go then I'll just have to put up with it! And hold my nose ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธx

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