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after surgery - so tired and weak, in 4 weeks lost over 30 pounds
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after surgery - so tired and weak, in 4 weeks lost over 30 pounds

had colon surgrery and came home after 4 days, initially could not eat, and lost over 30 pounds, now I am eating small amounts, but very tired and sleep a lot. is this normal? Also, I was on blood pressure medicine and now that my blood pressure is so very low, the doctor told me not to take it.
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Have you discussed this with your doc? It is not unusual to lose some weight after some forms of surgery, but 30 pounds sounds like quite a lot. Being tired and wanting to sleep after surgery is not uncommon, however if the surgery involved losing a small portion of your colon and a resection for something like diverticulitis you shouldn't be horrendously exhausted after 4 weeks. You're not going to be 'running around' at the pace you did previously, but you should be doing well. But it will also depend on you pre-surgical health history, medical condition, age and a number of other parameters.  
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hello my friend well this girl i met last night at a function said she has had four colon scopes in the past four months and it has caused her to loose a lot of wieght can you help me explain why she needs to go to the doctor asap thanks-<matt
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