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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Lots of things: Please see your doctor about this right away. The possibilities include some form of chronic disease be it intestinal, thyroid, cancer, depression, e ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Not hard and fast: There is no hard and fast rule, but if unintended weight loss is 5% or more of the person's body weight, it warrants an investigation. For good health ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Weight loss: I wouldn't worry too much about short-term weight loss over the course of one week. It really depends on your diet during the week as well as any flui ... Read More
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Dr. David Schleimer
37 years experience in Orthodontics
See MD ASAP: Any significant weight loss that is unexpected should be diagnosed by an md immediately. Good luck!
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Unexplained wt loss.: 32 M asks What is the definition or description of: Unexplained weight loss? ANS: weight loss that cannot be explained by any detailed medical history ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parvez Memon
29 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Yes: It depends on your age and dietary and life style factors, as well your current health condition. Higher the age, risk of cancer is high.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes he is right: Weight loss have reason , you should know the reason for it?
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
See a doctor: A 1.5 kg weight loss over 3 months does not sound that serious, esp. since you've regained a kg over the past 2 months. It may well be nothing serious ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Some possible causes: Wight loss in a young person can be due to poor nutrition(are you eating normal 3 meals a day and have a normal appetite?). Overactive Thyroid gland c ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience in Family Medicine
In a new case...: In a brand new case of diabetes, especially type 1, people experience excessive thirst, excessive hunger, and excessive urination. Their blood sugar ... Read More

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