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Does swelling cause weight gain

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Yes, fluid retention: Can cause weight to increase but once the fluid is diuresed off - the weight should drop back down.
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Dr. AARATHI Cholkeri-Singh
Gynecology 20 years experience
Maybe: Abdominal swelling can be normal up to 4-6 weeks after surgery due to the inflammation and healing from the inside where surgery was done as well as b... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
Yes: Steroids in general cause water retention and weight gain.
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Dr. David Schleimer
A Verified Doctoranswered
39 years experience
Yes: After prolonged use, all cortico-steroids tend to elicit swelling (moon face for one), also tends to increase appetite and that may exacerbate weight ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Ventral Hernia?: A ventral hernia should not cause weight gain.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Yes: Yes of course... If you stop exercising and take in more calories than you are expending( now that you have stopped aerobically exersising) than weigh... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederica Lofquist
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: In general birth control pills do not cause either weight loss or weight gain. However, a small number of women may experience weight changes when th... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Haven't heard of it: Haven't heard of biotin causing weight gain. Haven't heard of any of the common over-the-counter vitamins causing weight gain.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Newton
Pain Management 20 years experience
Very rare.: Not much more to say. All medications have side effects but weight gain is listed as very rare for codeine. If you experience weight gain with no ot... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Russo
15 years experience
Studies show yes.: No person experience with appleton but studies prove for it to be effective in weight gain.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Threptin: Threptin micromix powder does not list weight gain as a side effect. Eating threptin biscuits could contribute to weight gain.
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