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A 60-year-old female asked:

Had gall bladder removal six months ago and have now gained two inches in waist but weight about the same. is this from the incisions?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Probably not: but you should ask the surgeon who did your operation.
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
A Verified Doctoranswered
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Doubt it: An open cholecystectomy when they cut the Rt. Rectus muscle may decrease abdominal muscle tone, but todays laproscopic approach should not affect your musculature

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Last updated Aug 20, 2015

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