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    Weight Gain after surgery

    I just had surgery on July 9. I had an ileocecal resection along with another small resection and two strictureplasties. I was wondering when I can expect to start gaining weight. I was told by my doctors that I can expect to gain 30lbs after surgery, but I'm wondering how soon that will happen...
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    Gaining Weight w/ Crohn's

    Hi everyone! I'm looking for some advice on how to gain weight. I'm an 18 year old guy and currently weigh about 118lbs and am 5' 9". I recently had 3 C-diff infections since November and went down to about 112lbs, so I've gained some weight, but still have a ways to go. I've been drinking...