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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Junig
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Diet and muscle mass: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well ba... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
If there's illness: If there is an illness that is causing a person to be very thin, then by treating the illness, the person will be healthier and gain normal weight. If... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Gain it naturally.: Please try gaining weight naturally, eat right, lift weight and do some resistive exercises. Good luck!
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If n... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
Family Medicine 53 years experience
Diet and Exercise: The healthiest way to gain healthy weight is with healthy diet and exercise. If you eat fattening foods you might gain fat weight and spend the rest o... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
How to...: To lose weight insure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 serving... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Weight gain: Mom needs to review her medications with her prescribing doctor & obtain a complete workup & possibly referral to a dietician specialist.
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A female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
It may take time: I suppose it's hard to wait, but if you keep eating healthy foods in normal size servings, you should reach a good weight unless there is something wr... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 38 years experience
Not a safe strategy: to pursue. Medication to gain weight is not recommended for non-medical purposes and poses more problems than it solves. I'm not sure what sport or ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
See details: Prednisone (cortisones) is the one most often associated with weight gain. Antidepressants and Lyrica (pregabalin) are others. If you want to gain wei... Read More
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