I'm 4 days post op of gastric sleeve, have not lost any weight. Is this normal?

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No weight loss four days post sleeve

Absolutely, is too early to expect any weight loss.  During the surgery and your hospital stay you are given a lot of iv fluids.  Your body needs to get rid of all these fluids and this can take a few days.  Once you mobilize all these fluid you will begin to see a drop in weight.  For now make sure you are takin in enough proteins and start an exercise program. 

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