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Gaining Weight After Tummy Tuck.

I just had a tummy tuck and noticed I gain 10 pounds right after surgery.Should I be concerned?

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Increased weight after tummy tuck

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Stop looking at the scale! Look at your shape. There are numerous reasons why your weight is up. Fluid retention due to inflammation and third spacing as well as slow bowel motility due to analgesics.


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