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rapid weight gain and bloating

A female asked:
Dr. Stuart Seigel
12 years experience Endocrinology
Many things: The bloating in belly and legs could be related to excess fluid. Excess fluid could be related to liver, kidney or heart problem. Hormone disorders ca ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Look for...: ...Another cause of headaches; generic might differ only in absorption rate, but that would cause headaches by way of tachycardia and high blood press ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Gastroenterologist: She most likely has irritable bowel syndrome with subtype of chronic constipation. If the usual remedies of adequate fluid intake, good amounts of fib ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not common: Skyla has a very tiny amount of Progesterone that acts locally on the lining of the uterus and cervical mucous. The hormone released is so low it does ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Symptoms: could be due to constipation, poor diet,inactivity or bacteria overgrowth or food sensitivity
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: But other metabolic problems must be ruled out; hypothyroidism and diabetes are among the many possibilities.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Eating too much: In the absence of uncommon medical problems or fluid retention, the only reason for rapid weight gain is rapid and excessive eating.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Neff
Dr. Marc Neff answered
Specializes in General Surgery
Weight gain: Weight gain is always a product of calories in versus calories out. Meaning, if you have increased your exercise, and burn more calories, and decrea ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
It can be: High TSH means your thyroid is not able to produce enough thyroid hormone and pitutary gland which controls thyroid gland and produces more thyroid st ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
8 years experience Pediatrics
PCOSOVARIAN: The most likely cause is poly cystic ovarian syndrome. This disorder is associated with high testosterone levels and resistance to Insulin causing pre ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monique Ruberu
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your doc: Sounds like you have a lot of symptoms that could be explained related to GI tract, female organ issues or both... See your doc for a detailed history ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: Would check with your doc as unintentional weigh loss can be concerning.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sometimes: metabolic rate can drop if caloric intake is too low.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I'm sorry but: I haven't got a clue what this question means. Consider clarifying the question and re-asking. Take care.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Depression: Depression can cause weight gain and loss, but alopecia not a common sign of depression.
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A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Doubtful: Flucoxacillin, an antibiotic, shouldn't cause weight gain. It, like many medications, can affect digestion and may cause bloating,gastric irritation, ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Pregnancy and : A multitude of other conditions. See a doctor for a physical exam.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted Anderson
27 years experience Gynecology
All Foods: The same foods that cause weight gain in the rest of the body. Most of the breast is just fatty tissue.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Stress: If you try to change metabolism quickly, your body gets stressed out, and your hormones follow. Aim for one or two pounds per week, slow and steady wi ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Any food can cause weight gain, if you eat enough calories. But, boiled peanuts are not a specific risk for weight gain.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
See a doctor: Anything is possible from this very limited information given here. Many things can cause abdominal pain & anorexia with weight loss (stomach ulcers, ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
It surely : Can
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Neither: It you eat more than you burn off you will gain weight. If you burn off more than you eat you will lose weight. It's very simple. Don't get your medic ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
34 years experience Psychiatry
BASICALLY YES: Tricyclic antidepressants are so named for the three benzene rings that form the basic structure. The differences have to do with the side chains. So ... Read More
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