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Hello - my surgery was on 3/23/18. I had T4-L4 fusion for scoliosis and chronic pain. My post surgery weight went up 40 pounds! They weighed me today which is one week after the first weigh in and I have lost 15 pounds. Has anyone else had such an extreme gain? I feel that all the extra fluid is slowing me down. I am taking low dose Lasix. Also having some issues with low blood pressure so they probably need to take it slow. I'm currently in an inpatient rehabilitation facility but am going home Friday. My surgeon is happy with the outcome and so far, I seem to be making good progress . Still taking 10mg. Of oxycodone every 4 hours. Not sure if this is usual for the intensity of the surgery or not. Do they usually change you to something else after several weeks? I was thrilled to come across this site - seems so helpful with support and information.