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I'm going to have surgery in September, I could use a new pair of shoes before long. My question is, has anyone's feet gotten smaller after weight loss? I wear size 11 1/2 now, just wondering if I will need a smaller size after weight loss.

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Yes. You should hold off as long as you can or pick up an inexpensive pair. I've replaced everything I wear (except my socks) 4 times. My shoe size was 9 wide and now I wear a reg. 9.5 Others will tell you that you size will change too. Good luck and congratulations.

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Your feet may very well change in size. As a person working on their feet 12 hours a day, comfortable feet and shoes are important to me. I wouldn’t wait months and months to buy a new pair of shoes. If you are three months out from surgery it could be 9-10 months before you see a need for a change in shoe size.

Not sure what type of shoes you need that are too expensive to put off buying for that long.

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My shoe size didn't change and why should it? My feet are still the same length they were before surgery.

I can see though that the size may change when it comes to certain shoe designs, e. g. narrower cuts etc.

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But when you have a lot of weight bearing down on your "tootsies" the bones in your feet splay out, your ligaments and tendons try to hold everything in line together but eventually they scream ( about the time your👣 feet start hurting badly) No Mas! And give up the struggle!👣

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I’m 2 1/2 years out. I wore size 12 before the surgery and now I comfortably wear a 10.5. My feet were swollen and hurt a lot before the weight loss and now they look and feel normal.

Aggietop

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My feet have lost the swelling. Length hasn't changed but kicks fit better, don't look so stretched out.

Oh,BTW thanks to all the "GUYS" that responded to your post......:blink:;-)

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I was a size 12 pre-op and now down to a 10.5-11...yes, even your feet will lose fat.

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Can’t tell you why @summerset but mine did! I went from a 9.5 to an 8.5

Perhaps all the weight pushing down on them made them spread in width and length both? Not sure!

I also lost at least half a inch in height. My doc said both are common. Maybe I lost weight from the bottoms of my feet?

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My shoe size changed in terms of width.

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Fascinating. My feet and ankles appear a lot thinner/narrower just from the pre-op diet. I'm now 4 days post. If I can stop wearing a wide shoe the style options will open way up. Super excited about that. Thanks for the info.

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I’m just 6 months post op and I went from a size 11 Wide to a 10 regular. It’s good that I’m not restricted to the Wide sizes as there’s a bigger variety of shoes I can now choose from.

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I have a a pair of shoes that used to be too small (they would pinch at the toes’ joints with the feet when I took a step) and now they fit great. BOY, was I surprised, I said “MAN, it’s nice to have an extra pair of shoes to wear when I go outside to get the MALE.”

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