I have been experiencing pain in my left shoulder quite a bit after I eat. I have read that this referred pain can be a sign there is a problem with the stomach. My surgeon's office seemed clueless when i first brought it up, but I have read many posts on forums from lapbanders with this pain. I assume I am eating too much or eating too fast but sometimes I get pain after a small meal too, or drinking something other than water.
Last night I woke in the middle of the night from pregnancy induced dreams or maybe my husband's snoring... it's debatable. Anyhow, I noticed pain in my back directly behind the stomach area. It was not pleasant, kind of sharp and somehow gave me the impression is was rectangular. Yes, I got an impression that there was a definite shape to my pain. I am not sure what the surgeon's office would suggest because last time they said to see my PCP. I imagine they won't send me for an ultrasound and they won't X-ray since I'm pregnant. I suppose I can wait another day and see what transpires tonight.
I am making sure to eat small meals when I'm hungry and chew well.
Chapter 38: This one is for me
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