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    I'm new to the forum and recently sleeved as well. Found this forum checking if my pickle needs can still be met

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    Default Re: Hello

    Welcome here!
    "pickle needs"... that makes me giggle.
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    Default Re: Hello

    You're going to have to explain Mis Pic and pickle needs!



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    Ha Mis Pik is nickname from when I was a child . I eat pickles to help me with leg cramps and now i am addidcted to them hoping I can still get my pickle fix

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    Default Re: Hello

    Welcome.

    Can't help with the pickle issue, but hopefully someone will come along soon and advise.
    If you are wondering if you can still eat them after surgery - well I can :-)



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    Default Re: Hello

    Does eating pickles really help with leg cramps?
    I didn't know that.
    Maybe I should give it a try.
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    Default Re: Hello

    It's possibly the sodium in the pickle juice that helps with the cramp.



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    Default Re: Hello

    I would think pickles will fit in perfectly with your new lifestyle, unless the sodium bothers you. I do eat dill pickles as a snack, a 0 calorie veggie.



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    Welcome!

    Pickles are a go, although it was awhile before I could eat more than a bite at a time.

    I eat a pickle a day...suggested by my Dr...and warm plain gelatin flavored with Nectar.



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    Default Re: Hello

    You will definitely be able to eat pickles, EVENTUALLY. Since you are newly sleeved, I would wait until you've gone through all your phases of food; liquids, purees, soft foods, regular food.



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    Default Re: Hello

    I do agree with Lisa for the sodium, but also leg cramps can show up when you are magnesium deficient. You should get a blood test just for peace of mind, or make sure your multi vitamin does have magnesium in it.


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