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Stent info needed

acpauls
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Joined: Jun 2009

Five days ago my mother had a stent put in and we would like to hear any info on what to expect. She was able to take clear fluids for the first 4 days but today has been vomiting and unable to keep anything down. Any suggestions or info would be appreciated.

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mumphy
Posts: 486
Joined: Jun 2009

First of all I would ask the DR. to do an x-ray to make sure the stent is hasn't moved.
If it hasn't then I would about a blenderized diet or modified liquid diet. It is difficult at first so try things gradually. That should help.

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