U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Serbia
A 41-year-old female asked:

I gained about 11 pounds in just 4 days. i ate a lot of cookies and chocolate, but still... is this even possible? what is the best way to lose weight

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ajay Acharya
A Verified Doctoranswered
A US doctor answeredLearn more
No: You retained lot fluid. Best way to loose weight is not eat the food you are over consuming or do exercise to burn the same amount of calories.
Dr. Carla L. King
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Easy to gain: Adding additional calories to your diet increases the likelihood of gaining weight. Decreasing your calories by 1000 will help you to lose weight safely. Tracking your calories is an effective way to monitor your diet and lose unwanted pounds.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Apr 9, 2016

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.