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how much weight can you lose a day with water pills?

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Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Water pills: Water loss never represents true weight loss. Your weight may vary by a couple of pounds based on water retention but you should never consider water lost to be real weight loss. Your body tightly regulates fluid retention so when you start drinking again the weight will come back.

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