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A 20-year-old female asked:

I have never been able to gain weight. i always try to eat a lot, i've even tried protein shakes in addition to meals but nothing works. ?

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Dr. Dustin Colegrove
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
A work up : For malabsorptive syndromes should be done as well as thyroid testing. see a nutriitionist as well.
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