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How many pounds should you lose from day of surgery to 5 days post op?



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10 minutes ago, annanay1 said:

I was 373.5 day of surgery and tomorrow will be 5 days post op. How many pounds should I be down?

Maybe not much as you're pumped full of gas during surgery which inflates weight for the first 5-7 days. I was up almost 10lbs from day before surgery to day after surgery without eating a single thing. I had a big loss at week #2 though once all that gas was gone.

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I gained 4 lbs the day after my surgery. It took 6 days for my stomach to deflate to a semi normal size after all the gas they had pumped in it. I would not pay too much attention to the scale until about day 7. Give your body time to get out all of that gas and the Water that was put into your body via the IV :)

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I am 6 days post op and have lost 18 pounds.

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There's not really any set amount. What you lose is what you lose, if any. Some people lose weight and some people don't til like a week after. Everyone is different.

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7 hours ago, annanay1 said:

I was 373.5 day of surgery and tomorrow will be 5 days post op. How many pounds should I be down?

Don't worry about much of anything except your diet and Water (and some light exercising) at this point.
The rest will come around. Worry about healing and learning your new diet first. Getting too attached to the weight number isn't a good thing, when you do stall... you are more likely to end up getting frustrated. Just keep doing what you are supposed to and everything will work out.

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Everyone is different so never gauge yourself based on others. With that said, I’m 5 days post op and have lost 10.6lbs.

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Everyone is different, but even none at all would be normal. You come home bigger unfortunately from the Fluid and gas. I went in 303 and came out 309. By the end of the first week I had dropped the 6 I gained plus, 11.8 more.

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Your full of Water. Someone ask this every week. Every surgery or hospital stay with a IV will show Fluid retention in most of us especially the ladies. 5 days.. 5 days... relax aittle about immediate weightloss

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