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My bathroom scale says a different number every time I step

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My bathroom scale says a different number every time I step on it. Sometimes it differs by around 10 lbs.

It is on a flat surface...what would cause this?

I've never had this problem with a scale before. Could you recommend a model that will give accurate and consistent readings?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 5 years ago.
Hello
It should not be this accurate.
But you should know that it might not be that far off if day to day as your weight can vary several pounds due to water.
However, I can not tell you how to fix the scale.
Simply return it.
But realize that medically your weight can vary over several days a few pounds
good luck

Let me know if you have further questions

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
No, like when I step off and right back onto it a few seconds later it can vary that much. Can I get a recommendation for an accurate model?
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 5 years ago.
reduced price at this site
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0032TNPOE?gclid=CP-Hy4mX2qsCFYfsKgodtxr-HA

good luck

Let me know if you have further questions