A member asked:

Why can't i gain weight? i am very thin and weigh 97. already have a toddler and tried whey protein ensure eating way more. what can i do?

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Dr. Arthur Heller answered

Specializes in Gastroenterology

See your doc: Always been that way? New symptom? Causes can include normal, that's just the way you are; also can be due to poor diet choices, overactive thyroid, parasites, celiac sprue, pancreatic disease, cancer, chronic infection, chronic inflammation, etc. See your doc.

Answered 12/20/2012

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Dr. Bernard Seif answered

Specializes in Clinical Psychology

Low weight: Please see your doctor to rule out or identify any medical conditions that may be contributing to your situation. Then you can follow up w/a licensed nutritionist if doc is ok w/that. Peace and good health.

Answered 9/17/2018

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