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A 38-year-old female asked:

Unintentional weight loss 28 bmi to 16.7first 20lbs in 3 weeks,steadily from there.8months ago onset.many additional, and new symptoms.simple reason?b/w normal.activity is minimal.shower=2lb lose. tsh, t4,t3 optimal.fatigue, night sweats. concerning?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Yes: Unintentional weight loss is a matter to be concerned about and you should see a doctor for an initial assessment. You may need referral to a specialist. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
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Wish you good health!
Jan 30, 2018
Last updated Mar 16, 2021

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