A 20-year-old male asked:
abnormal weight loss?
3 doctor answers
Dr. Brad Eilerman answered
19 years experience Endocrinology
Abnormal weight loss: If intake has not decreased causes include: malabsorption (celiac for example), hyperthyroidism, diabetes, infection, cancer, addison's disease. I recommend seeing your physician for a physical exam and appropriate follow up testing.
Answered on Mar 13, 2020
Dr. Stephen Southard answered
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Try to clarify: Unfortunately your question about abnormal weight loss is a bit vague. Try to we formulate your question with some more specifics, as I'm sure, plenty of doctors here would be happy to help.
Answered on Aug 28, 2015
Dr. Stuart Hickerson answered
31 years experience Family Medicine
Weight loss: Abnormal weight loss can be for various causes. Anorexia secondary to medical or psychological problem possible. A cancer of some type or other chronic disease a possibility. Thyroid problems can cause weight loss.
Answered on Jun 18, 2020
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