GASTRIC SLEEVE RECOVERY
After the procedure, you will stay in the hospital for a few days to monitor your recovery. You will have some pain, swelling, and bruising in your abdomen, which can be managed with medication. You will also have some dietary restrictions and will need to follow a liquid or pureed diet for the first few weeks. Gradually, you will be able to introduce solid foods, but you will need to eat smaller portions and chew well. You will also need to take vitamin and mineral supplements to prevent deficiencies. You will need to follow up with your doctor regularly to check your progress and adjust your medications. You will also need to exercise and adopt a healthy lifestyle to maintain your weight loss.