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A 21-year-old female asked:

I am under weighted very thin..i go through a lot for having this figure...i tried to eat a lot but it didn't helped and tried to do muscle gaining exercise it reduced weight i also bought a mass gaining shake but nothing seems work what should i do?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
A medical assessment will be needed in order to make sure there are no medical/ eating disorders contributing to your failure to thrive. Exercise and a liberal diet remain critical otherwise.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Need more information. How much do you weight? How tall are you? Being skinny is not a disease. If you are otherwise healthy, you need not worry. Overeating is not healthy. With increasing age you will gain weight and look back at this time when you could eat and not get fat. For healthy diet: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/
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Last updated Aug 6, 2021

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