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A 17-year-old female asked:

Hi! i'm 17 years old and is severely underweight. my height is 165cm and weight is 40kg. i've been trying to gain weight but i can't .

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Dr. Frances Ilozue
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Underweight: Usually the doctor will check for any medical condition that have caused you to be underweight, you may need blood work. Detailed health/family history, nutritional assessment and physical exam is needed to be able to make the right recommendation.

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Last updated Jun 9, 2017

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