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A 23-year-old male asked:

Is it possible to get slightly shorter when gaining weight i decreased 2cm after gaining 7kg?

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Very unlikely: The loss of height is probably a mistake in one of the measurements. It is very unlikely that a 23 year old would lose 2 cm in height due to gaining weight.
Dr. Leslie Sanchez-goettler
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Unusual - I agree it would be very unusual at your age to lose this much height.
Aug 5, 2014
Dr. Leslie Sanchez-goettler
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Unusual: I agree it would be unusual at your age to lose this much height.

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