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Colbert, OK
A 41-year-old female asked:

It took me 5 weeks to get my gall bladder surgery scheduled, during that time i lost between 20-25 lbs now a week post op i have lost additional 7 lbs?

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Dr. Cynthia Archer
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Post Cholecystectomy: Weight loss due to gallbladder diseases as well as post operative weight loss are extremely common. If you were overweight to begin with this is likely beneficial however if you were normal weight before, you may need some supplemental nutrition. I suggest you discuss this in person with your primary MD. You can make a plan thst is tailored to your unique situation. Best of luck and heal up swiftly
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017


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