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I ate really badly yesterday.Cantaking diurecic today help flush the water weight gain out?

I ate really badly yesterday.Cantaking diurecic today help flush the water weight gain out?

Not a good idea: Flushing out the water weight , ie urinating, with a diuretic is not a good idea. The water will be quickly replaced in short time, if your body is functioning properly. In addition, essential electrolytes will be compromised which can protentially create problems. "water" in the body is both intracellular and extracellular and equilibrium will be maintained. It's a trick used by charlatans. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Rothman
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Weight Gain (Definition)

Weight gain is an increase in body weight. This can be a result of increases to muscle mass, increases in body fat, or increases in body fluids like water. Occasionally, weight gain can be a symptom of ...Read more


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How to get rid of water weight gain?

Depends on cause: Usually with sodium restriction and water pills . It's important to investigate why you have water retention and make sure it's not heart failure or some thing serious ...Read more

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Can nsaids cause water weight gain?

Can nsaids cause water weight gain?

absolutely: Major issue with nsaids is water retention . You have to stop the pills right now and perhaps will need a mild diuretic for a few days to resolve the issue, .All nsaids will do this . Some are very prone to doing it. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of excess water weight gain without taking pills?

How do you get rid of excess water weight gain without taking pills?

Work out/salt down: Increase your exercise and decrease your salt intake. This is the easiest way to decrease excess water weight. ...Read more

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My gallbladder surgery caused almost immediate weight gain, and I know it's related because I didn't have a weight problem before. Why?

My gallbladder surgery caused almost immediate weight gain, and I know it's related because I didn't have a weight problem before. Why?

Water?: Could be due to generalize water retention after the operation. This will go away as you go through the recovery period. May last 1-3 weeks. This depends of course when you had your surgery. If you're concerned something is wrong, call your surgeon. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What causes post laproscopic surgery weight gain?

What causes post laproscopic surgery weight gain?

Eating: Any weight gain after a laparoscopic procedure would be directly to caloric consumption and lack of activity to burn calories. ...Read more

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After a surgery of removing a fibroma, should I expect weight gain?

After a surgery of removing a fibroma, should I expect weight gain?

Not really: You shouldn't gain weight after surgery. If you lie around in bed or on the couch and don't do any activity you must limit your daily caloric intake to your BMR (basal metabolic rate) to maintain your current weight. If the calories you eat are equal to or less than your BMR you will not gain weight. You will only gain if you eat more than your bmr. http://www.bmi-calculator.net/bmr-calculator/. ...Read more

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Weight gain after gall bladder surgery?

Weight gain after gall bladder surgery?

Very possible: Gallbladder symptoms include pain, nausea and loose bowels after fatty foods. Many folks naturally eat less and stick to low fat foods to avoid the pain. Since most symptoms resolve after surgery, while discomfort and activity restrictions are still in effect, some weight gain early on is possible. If worried, go back to the low fat diet you used before surgery to see if that helps. ...Read more

Dr. Aiman Shammas
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Fluid Retention (Definition)

Fluid retention is a clinical finding in which there is swelling in the body due to fluid accumulation. This can occur due to liver, ...Read more