> I had a NG tube when I had my hysterectomy. Yes they are very painful. I was
> lucky in the fact that they put mine in while I was still in surgery. i had
> an epidural so the NG tube actually hurt more than the incision for the
Ask for some cepacol to ease the soreness of the NG tube. If that doesn't work, there is an anesthetic spray that also helps. For me, the NG felt like a sore throat -- sometimes it is more sore than other times.
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