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Posted by: wendy | 2009/07/15

appendectomy

Hi, can appendectomy be the cause of my weight gain. Since I underwent an appendectomy, i have been gaining weight. Thank you

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Dear Wendy
No, appendicectomy won't cause weight gain. It may be due to something else like an inactive thyroid gland.
Dr Bets

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