Patient needs to spend an average of 2 - 5 days in the hospital after undergoing endoscopic bariatric surgery, or even longer if any complications develop.
When you return to the hospital room after the surgery, you will be closely and keenly monitored by the nurses. Along with the periodic monitoring of the vital signs like blood pressure, pulse, temperature & respiration, nurses will encourage & helps you to do deep breathing, coughing, legs movement and exercises, to get out of the bed. These activities will helps to prevent the complications. Report if any other symptoms like nausea, increased pain, anxiety, muscle spasms, or shortness of the breath to the nurse.
To varying the degrees, it was normal to experience the fatigue, nausea & gas pain, vomiting, sleeplessness, light-headedness, surgical pain, weakness, loose stools, loss of appetite, flatulence & emotional ups & downs in early days & weeks after the surgery. Please discuss if any concerns you are facing with your doctors & nurses.