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A male asked:

I had a surgery done back in march of 2014 and i lost 45 pounds then i got braces and i cant seem to gain weight.

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Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
Increase calories: and protein by drinking protein shakes made with protein powder and frozen fruit. Adding 350 extra calories per day should cause you to gain 3 lbs per mo. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
Dr. John Michel
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Unclear: No hx on what the surgery was. Braces should not keep you from eating unless they are very painful and then something is the matter. Witht the weight loss and inability to gain back you need to have a physical and have the doc check you over. Best wishes

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