What does the doctor say? Sudden weight gain after surgery can be indicative of a lot of stuff. I would put a call in to the surgeon.
I went back and checked my vitals from after my colectomy... I gained 15 lb, but in 10 weeks, not 6.
dx'ed UC pancolitis 5/12
past meds: asacol hd, VSL#3, apriso, rowasa, xifaxan, 6mp, cortifoam, pentasa, cimzia, canasa, butyrate, flagyl, cipro, prednisone, remicade, methotrexate, cholestyramine, cortenema
current meds: none!
step one: colectomy, end ileo 1/16/13
step two: j-pouch construction, loop ileo 5/1/13
step three: takedown 7/31/13