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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
NO: It just makes testosterone levels in the bloodstream a bit lower due to fatty tissue excess deposition, particularly in the abdominal area.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Hawley
23 years experience Family Medicine
Prolactinoma: Yes, these can cause wt. Gain and breast development in men due to the excessive secretion of prolactin hormone.
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A male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes, decent, no: Yes. Many who are hypothyroid have "normal" TSH, FT3 and FT4 but that is a good place to start. See http://tinyurl.com/pxz8mkd and http://ti ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Repeat HPT : You don't mention last menstrual period date, or the timing of the hpt. Sounds like a pregnancy. Please recheck the hpt in a week. If still negative, ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
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 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Durkee
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
And?: Are you looking for one? Why? What is your goal? Do you have a medical problem?
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible.: This is not a feature of the disease itself, but may accompany any protracted illness. You may have lost some weight with the illness for a variety o ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Calories: Weight gain, in the simplest terms, is taking in more calories than you expend. The ways to battle it are to diet (take in fewer calories) and exerci ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Foods to help with: Healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Basics: Drink more milk and eat well. Avoid unhealthy foods.
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