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Rapid weight loss during puberty

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Could be: Sonetimes with growth in height it may appear there is a weight loss.To see an actual weight loss is not normal or usual.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 39 years experience
None, really: Not even the most recently released med for weight loss is a "magic bullet". The real secret to weight loss is healthful meals (lean protein, goods fa... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Rapid weight loss: is dangerous, especially if you are not trying to loose weight. Please see your doctor to help guide you if your goal is to reduce and if this is spo... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Possibly: Some dietary alterations, particularly those with low fat and high fiber have been shown to lower estrogen levels, but for your own sake would strongl... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Go Mobile!: You must aggressively change your lifestyle. Mobile Health games can help. Physicians recommend water, increased veggie intake and walking 10k steps ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
THERE IS NO SAFE DIE: There is not safe diet and can not happen even if you are on 0 calori a day.In order to loose 40 lbs you need to be in negative calorirs intake of 140... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Unknown cause: I am not aware of the reason rapid weight loss can cause gallstones. This had been identified in the past with rapid weight loss and liquid diets, and... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Several things: Multiple possibilities: including hyperthyroidism and also drug abuse involving stimulants like methamphetamine. Sometimes opiates like heroin if th... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 33 years experience
Several are good: First a caution, rapid weight loss is not as sucessful long term as steady weight loss. So go to your app market on your smart phone and look at the f... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Not a good idea: Dieting to lose weight very rapidly is not advisable as this type of weight loss comes right back again. You want slow,steady loss of fat tissue at a ... Read More
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