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A 60-year-old male asked:

Hi doctors. yesterday i weighed myself. i did not get a chance to eat until around 8:45 last night when i ate half a tuna salad sandwich and a 10 calorie dietseltzer when i went on the scale this morning i had gained around one pound. is that typical?

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Dr. Anshul Gandhi
A Verified Doctoranswered
Emergency Medicine 10 years experience
Weight Fluctuation: Daily weight fluctuation is normal. The average adult's weight fluctuates up to 5 or 6 pounds per day. It all comes down to what and when you eat, drink, exercise, and even sleep. Try to weigh yourself at the same time every day. It’s often recommended that you weigh yourself first thing in the morning after you use the bathroom.
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