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Fatigue won't quit!!!!!

Gale

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Hello guys......Had some minor surgery last Monday and ever since then I have this horrible fatigue that won't quit. I wake up and an hour later it hits me. For the past five days I have been taking naps and still the fatigue is still there. Heard from hat anesthesia can stay in your system for awhile. Anyone ever experience this feeling before.
 

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Last operation I had I was in hospital after it. As a rule people do sleep after such things. Sleep is like the recovery. I would give it about 2 weeks and see how you are feeling then. But try and stay awake even when you are feeling like you are. Might kick start things back to normal again.
 

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It takes me days and days and days to recover from surgery with anesthesia, even "conscious sedation." It amazes me how people can have a colonoscopy and then continue the day as if nothing happened. They say they wake up refreshed and feeling like they had a good deep sleep. I wake up groggy and feel lousy for days. When I had general anesthesia about 15-20 years ago my legs were extremely weak and I was having trouble walking, still a week later. It took me months to feel back to my old self. I don't want to be put to sleep for this reason. I am most likely at the far end of normal when it comes to this, but it just shows that we all react differently. You will feel better soon, right now your body is putting it's energy into healing, so if you feel like resting do that.
 

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It takes me days and days and days to recover from surgery with anesthesia, even "conscious sedation." It amazes me how people can have a colonoscopy and then continue the day as if nothing happened. They say they wake up refreshed and feeling like they had a good deep sleep. I wake up groggy and feel lousy for days. When I had general anesthesia about 15-20 years ago my legs were extremely weak and I was having trouble walking, still a week later. It took me months to feel back to my old self. I don't want to be put to sleep for this reason. I am most likely at the far end of normal when it comes to this, but it just shows that we all react differently. You will feel better soon, right now your body is putting it's energy into healing, so if you feel like resting do that.
Thank you.....it did take me about a good week to feel better. But I think I am okay.
 
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