I had gastric sleeve surgery exactly 1 week ago and I've already lost 21 pounds.

Is it healthy to lose that much so fast ?

Doctor Answers 1

Weight loss after surgery

The 21 lb weight loss is very normal. It is very normal to have a significant weight loss upront. However, it will slow down after a few weeks. We generally like to see a 1-3 lb weight loss until the goal weight is reached. Thank you for your question!


Dallas Bariatric Surgeon

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