I'm so grateful for your presence and caring in our little MALS community.
I have a big question.
I had the open MALS surgery and celiac nerves cut in July of 2017. However, I still have great pain, cramping and exhaustion after eating small meals. I'm struggling to keep my weight up at 119 pounds. I'm 6 foot, one.
My Question is: has anyone had the celiac plexus block after the MALS surgery? And did it help with the pain and bloating and allow you to increase your food intake?
One more question.
Is anyone on pain meds? If so are they effective?
I'm taking Lyrica, 50 milligram capsules, one, 3 x's a day. Lyrica is for diabetic nerve pain. Currently I'm cutting down my dose and then bringing it back up so it can retain it's strength at the original dosage. The Lyrica is not a total fix, but it has helped
Any comments will of course be greatly appreciated.