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A 52-year-old male asked:

How long does it take to gain back weight lost during colonoscopy procedure as eating is very limited for few days.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Mostly water: The weight lost during preparation for colonoscopy is mostly water and could be gained back in one day. However if the weight loss is due to some pathology for which colonoscopy was done, then it would depend on the pathology.

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