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22 years old f. lost 7kg in 6 months. no gym no dieting. but i walk 4km a day and used to walk 3 earlier. is this cause for concern? no other symptoms

14 doctors weighed in across 3 answers
Dr. Philip Miller answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

are the mainstays of weight loss and good cardiac health. Portion control is a valid alternative to losing weight. I would not be overly concerned, unless you have symptoms.

Answered Feb 24, 2019

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Dr. Robert Kneece answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

I would not be concerned unless to continue to loss a lot of weight if nothing new.Keep regular checkups with your doc

Answered Feb 24, 2019

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered

Specializes in Pathology

Keep track of your BMI so that it does not go below 18.5 : Link for BMI calculator: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 minutes/day, drink plenty of water, have safe sex, no tobacco alcohol weed or street drugs. For nutrition: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/. Get HPV vaccine

Answered Feb 27, 2019

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