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can hyperparathyroidism cause weight gain?

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Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience Endocrinology
No.: Hyperparathyroidism might cause weight loss because of decreased appetite.
Answered on May 12, 2015
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Normally wt loss: Hyperparathyroidism usually causes weight loss due to loss of appetite.It does not cause weight gain
Answered on Mar 15, 2018

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