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A 32-year-old female asked:

Can i weigh more when i have my period and why?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes: This can be caused by temporary fluid retention.
Dr. David Barrere
Obstetrics and Gynecology 9 years experience
Maybe: Some women experience water retention and weight gain as a result right before a period starts.

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A female asked:

Is it normal to weigh more on my period?

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Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: Some women due as a result of water retention. Then as the hormones change that goes away. Most women do not see a significant change in weight.

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