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A 17-year-old female asked:

My doctor says im underweight for my height but doesn't tell me a way to help me get up to my ideal weight because as much as i eat i never gain weigh?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
See a diff. doctor!: Often people who are trying to gain weight have as much or more of a challenge than those trying to lose weight. If you are eating plenty of food & not gaining you may have a medical condition such as hyperthyroidism, malabsorption, gluten intolerance or other food allergies, intestinal parasites etc. Ask your doctor to test for these or to refer you to a specialist for further evaluation.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
I'm with Dr. Baker on this. Look at the person, not the numbers.
Jun 29, 2015

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