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does a thymoma cause you to gain weight?

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Dr. Murthy Andavolu
Hematology and Oncology 32 years experience
No: Not usually. In fact if it is malignant, one might lose weight.
Dr. Thomas Birdas
Thoracic Surgery 26 years experience
Unlikely: Many are asymptomatic. Some may have chest pressure symptoms - chest pain, palpitations. Muscle weakness may be seen in a few patients with thymoma.

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