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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
No wt loss w/B12: I can't speak for veterinary medicine as I am not a veterinarian. However, as a family physician, i can assure you that i don't give B12 injections to ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Guyer
45 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
No: That is not a usual side efffect.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Most hormonal injections do have anabolic or catabolic effects.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Why Hurt Yourself?: Why would a 27 year old healthy male take something into his body that will cause his own hormone production to stop, cause shrinkage of his genitals, ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Weights: Scott, the only way to gain size in one spot is to build the muscle in that area. Try some gluteal presses, squats, and lunges. They should help. Hope ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No benefit: There is no use for vitamin B12 injections unless a person is vitamin B12 deficient and has a disease called pernicious anemia.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Weight gain is: reported by many women who take Depo shot for contraception, but not all. I don't think the mechanism is clear, but all weight gain is caused by an ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Watch calories, minimize carbohydrate intake, control portion size, no snacking, etc. The weight gained is fat and not water.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Birth control ?'s: Using a progesterone implant, or the "depo" version of progesterone injection will not make one gain weight. Weight gain is strictly an imbalance of ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
No: One injection should not cause weight gain.
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