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What is considered excessive weight gain I've gained 9 lbs in 5 wks for no apparent reason?

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Dr. Bruce Wolfe
Bariatrics

In brief: Two possibilities

First reason may be from fluid or salt and water retention from an increase in salt and water. Diuretics may also cause swelling.
Heart and kidney trouble may be a concern. Associated shortness of breath; prompt medical need is indicated. Also excess calories or combined excess calories and reduced physical activity could cause excess weight gain.

In brief: Two possibilities

First reason may be from fluid or salt and water retention from an increase in salt and water. Diuretics may also cause swelling.
Heart and kidney trouble may be a concern. Associated shortness of breath; prompt medical need is indicated. Also excess calories or combined excess calories and reduced physical activity could cause excess weight gain.
Dr. Bruce Wolfe
Dr. Bruce Wolfe
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Dr. Bradford Romans
Internal Medicine

In brief: 9-10 lbs is

Significant. Go c ur doc.

In brief: 9-10 lbs is

Significant. Go c ur doc.
Dr. Bradford Romans
Dr. Bradford Romans
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