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I haven't passed gas since my hysterectomy surgery yesterday. any ways that i can get helpful tips on how to pass gas.

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Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Movement: the main obstacles to your intestines moving normally are the pain medications you are taking and immobility. Getting out of bed and walking is helpful and minimizing the amount of pain medication you take will help you get your intestines back on line.

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