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A 22-year-old male asked:

A genetically underweight boy can gain weight through proper treatment or through balanced diet? also i eat very little.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Nutrition: If underweight - increased caloric intake (calories consumed > calories burned) is likely to allow for weight gain. Since this states that you eat very little - that is likely a factor.
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