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Sudden weight gain

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See doctor: and have them evaluated,diagnosed and the they can be treated . Could be thyroid or any number of causes.

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Weight gain: It is unlikely to normally gain 20 lbs in two days unless you are retaining a large amount of fluid, or the weight measurement is not accurate, an... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Small increase: Just eat small amounts to begin with and your body will adjust. Small, frequent intake of food, no large meals, and chose wise foods that are healthy ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Time,lotion: It depends on how much weigh gain and skin stretch during pregnancy , but continue with good lotion and time, it will get better
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Fluid retention?: Are you retaining fluid? This can cause a sudden weight change with no change in diet. Are you constipated? Sometimes after a few days of dieting, bms... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Recommend eval: I don’t know what is causing your symptoms but fatigue, constipation, weight gain, increased cold sensitivity & muscle aches may be seen with hypo... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Wt gain: So many possibilities. You need to call your doctor for a check up to determine the cause and help you.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
How rapid?: You don't say what you mean by "suddenly". If you really have gained over 30 lb in under a month or two, it cannot be from increased fat, but from flu... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Exercise can help: Weight gain can happen after depression. Exercise and a good diet can help. I would suggest daily walking program. If you have access, you can work... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
You answered: You give yourself an answer. Thyroid disease can be one thing. This sudden weight gain requires evaluation. It is probably sudden fluid retention and ... Read More

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