Weight gain after gb removal

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Just wondered if anyone has had weight gain after surgery?

Had my gb out less than a month ago and all gone very well with no after effects but seem to be gaining weight and just would know if this is normal?

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    It is a good thing to gain weight but not too much. I had lost a total of 45 lbs when I had issues. Remember not too much fat intake. Now gained 25 lbs and feel good. Its ok to gain weight in sure you lost quite a bit when you became ill. Don't worry you are in the right track to recovery.

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    Yes. Gallbladder was removed two months ago. I have gained about three pounds. I think it is normal, I do not eat fatty food, and plan to gain another 2 to 3 pounds in the next two months. That's it.

     

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    Hi Susan,:. Yes it is normal to gain a bit of weight after GB removal. Are you back to eating normally again ? I was and the food tasted good. We are not use to eating normal food again. But the one things I will tell you through experience, watch the acidy and greasey foods for awhile though. Take care. Oh and relaxing also helps. Don't stress out either.

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    Hi Susan, as the guys on the other comments have stated I think it varies from person to person. I had lost a lot of weight while I’ll for a year and lost weight after post op, I don’t eat much I tend to fill up quite quickly after the op. It’s nearly 7 weeks post op for me this coming week. I find I can only stomach mainly fat free foods. So that may be the only reason I’ve not gained weight. I will keep a check on the difference over time. 

    I do know that due to the removal of the gallbladder Which your probably aware which stores digestive enzymes a d bile to break down the fats in our foods this has to be processed by the Liver solely to a large extent. 

    Have a look at the Rosemary Conley hip and thigh diet! This lady had emergency Gallbladder removal in the 1980s . I followed the food plan that this amazing lady wrote and lost five stones. It’s a fantastic plan never hungry 😋 on this commonsens diet with amazing recipes you won’t look back hope this helps kind regards Joanne 

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      Hi, I thank everyone for their replies, I was pretty lucky before having my gall bladder out and only had a couple of flare ups! 

      I generally watch what I eat anyway but since having my gb out I seem to put weight on really easily even though I’m being careful what I eat so am a bit upset if I keep gaining even though I’m trying hard, it’s frustrating 

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    Hi could it be that you’re in recovery after op less active therefore slower metabolism? 

    Hopefully having my op soon. 

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