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I had a minor op under ga 3 days ago, how long till I feel normal?

(5 Posts)
Fluffycloudland77 Mon 10-Feb-14 18:55:55

Because right now I'm exhausted.

They gave me a course of tramadol & codeine, I've not needed them but if I'd taken them as well I reckon I'd be asleep all day.

FiveOwls Mon 10-Feb-14 18:59:42

Last time I had a GA (also a minor op) I was on the floor for nearly a week, although the first 3-4 days were the worst. I really didn't expect it at all as I'm otherwise very healthy. A nurse friend told me it stays in the system much longer than people think, and a week is quite normal to still be feeling the effects.

Fluffycloudland77 Mon 10-Feb-14 19:17:15

Really? Oh bugger. Good job I have a week off work then.

I bounced out of hospital, must have been the drugs.

PMTIsMe Mon 10-Feb-14 19:20:07

A week for me too. Was at my worst around 3/4 days post op, really woozy. But did enjoy the codeine grin

GW297 Mon 10-Feb-14 22:11:48

About 10 days for me. Hope you feel better soon.

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