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Can c diff cause pain and weight loss? My dr is testing me for c diff, h pylori, and o and p.How long does it take to get results

Can c diff cause pain and weight loss? My dr is testing me for c diff, h pylori, and o and p.How long does it take to get results

Maybe.: C diff can cause wt loss and pain, but usually those symptoms parallel the severity of the diarrhea. H pylori and o+p are also unlikely but possible causes of pain and wt loss. Really depends upon your symptoms and history. Test turn around time is something you should ask your doc or your lab. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Anxiety can cause abdominal pain and weight loss?

Anxiety can cause abdominal pain and weight loss?

Yes: Still, it should be a diagnosis of exclusion. That is, exclude other, physical causes before you decide your pain and weight loss are axiety related. While this is being worked up you can begin to work on relaxation techniques, etc and eventually therapy if needed to help wiith the anxiety. If no physical cause is found you will have already started treating the anxiety. Good luck. Feel better. ...Read more

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What is the cause of weight loss?

What is the cause of weight loss?

When Intended..: Weight loss occurs when your caloric expenditure exceeds your caloric intake. If you are trying to come up with a weight loss plan, consult an expert to help you develop a personalized plan to meet your goals. If you are experiencing unintended weight loss, you should consult your doctor immediately. For more information on weight loss options, visit : doctorscotts.Com. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can cause sudden weight loss?

What can cause sudden weight loss?

Sudden weight loss: There are many medical conditions that can cause sudden weight loss. For example and over-active thyroid, stomach and bowel issues, and the list goes on.How much weight are you losing and how long has it been going on. Of course you must see your doctor to discuss this. ...Read more

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Does manstrubation causes weight loss of body?

Does manstrubation causes weight loss of body?

A tiny bit: You will lose the amount of weight that is the weight of the semen you ejaculate! ...Read more

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What can be the causes of weight loss plateau ?

What can be the causes of weight loss plateau ?

Normal: Body in general does NOT want to lose weight. When we reach plateau, body defense mechanisms against weight loss are kicking in. Time then to change the work out in terms of type, intensity and make adjustments in diet. Discuss issues with nutritionist and certified athletic trainer to get you back on track. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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What could cause a sudden weight loss of 10 pounds?

What could cause a sudden weight loss of 10 pounds?

How sudden?: Rapid weight gain could be due to fluid buildup or as a side effect of several drugs. See a doctor. ...Read more

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Doeshydrocephephalus, can this cause major weight loss?

Doeshydrocephephalus, can this cause major weight loss?

Weight loss: Weight loss is not the major concern.
Loss of bladder control, memory loss, loss of reasoning skills,poor balance, slower movements are often the result of hydrocephalus.

If you are experiencing these or other symptoms like these you must see your doctor soon. ...Read more

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A little weight loss without trying, what could be the cause?

A little weight loss without trying,  what could be the cause?

Weight loss: w/out trying indicates the need to find out why. There are a number of possibilities including lifestyle changes in activity and eating, hormones like thyroid. Please see your doctor to be safe. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can eliminating soda from your diet cause a ton of weight loss?

A ton?: If a soda has 200 calories and you drink 1 per day that's 1400 calories per week. So you will lose weight. You will also feel much better as you won't be on the sugar rush/roller coaster all day. ...Read more

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What can be the causes of weight loss plateau and what should one do when he reaches that stage?

What can be the causes of weight loss plateau and what should one do when he reaches that stage?

Familiarity: When you reach a plateau with your weight loss it is usually because your body has become accustomed to what you are doing. It is important to change up your diet and exercise routine to "trick" your body into thinking something is different . You can change your form of cardio or add in some light weight lifting . Good luck ! ...Read more

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Can sudden weight loss or gain cause gyno for some in their 20s? If so will it go away once nutrition is back to normal?

Can sudden weight loss or gain cause gyno for some in their 20s? If so will it go away once nutrition is back to normal?

If by "gyno": you mean gynecomastia or breast enlargement, the answer is definitely yes -- it can be caused by weight gain or use of anabolic steroids, There are other possible causes that need to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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I want to gain weight but i eat slowly. Is it true that this causes weight loss? If so how an i eat a little faster to gain weight?

Confusion: It is unlikely that you are eating so slowly as to be wasting away...However, it is true that if you scarf down your food you can eat well past when your body would have signaled you to stop due to satiety (=full), and put on weight. ...Read more

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Could adderal cause weight loss?

Could adderal cause weight loss?

Yes: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is in a class of medications that can cause weight loss. ...Read more

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Can bulimia cause weight loss?

Can bulimia cause weight loss?

It can: But only because it's dangerous and medically harmful to your body. Check w/your psychiatrist if you have an eating disorder. ...Read more

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Can weight loss can cause gout?

Can weight loss can cause gout?

Weight loss & gout.: Both rapid weight loss, which is not advised anyway, along with the high protein diet that usually accompanies a weight loss strategy, can lead to an attack of gout. Drink lots of water to minimize the risk. ...Read more

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Does topomax cause weight loss?

Does topomax cause weight loss?

Yes: Although it is an epileptic and a migraine preventive medication, weight loss is one of a common side effect. ...Read more

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Does clonazep cause weight loss?

Does clonazep cause weight loss?

Clonazepam: Nope. This addictive sedative is more likely to cause weight gain than weight loss. ...Read more

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Does gastritis cause weight loss?

Does gastritis cause weight loss?

Weight loss concern: History of "weight loss" is a red-flag to a doctor. It is unlikely your provider will be satisfied that gastritis is of itself sufficient cause for much loss of weight. Stomach upset due to both inflammation & possible associated delayed stomach emptying is expected, but loss of no more than a few pounds is not expected. Gastritis may be secondary to another disease--a search for which is needed. ...Read more

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How do diuretics cause weight loss?

How do diuretics cause weight loss?

Increase urination: Diuretics are a class of drugs that cause the kidneys to excrete a larger volume of urine. This can be a beneficial effect in patients with high blood pressure, congestive heart failure or soft tissue fluid retention.These are not generally used for weight loss except in those individuals retaining extra fluid.Can cause dehydration and electrolyte abnormalities in normal pts trying to lose weight. ...Read more

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Why does stress cause weight loss?

Why does stress cause weight loss?

Stress can cause : Weight loss or weight gain. It varies for different people. Some people lose their appetite when stressed others overeat . It is probably connected to eating habits and self comforting related to eating from when we were young children. ...Read more

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Can pancreatitis cause weight loss?

Can pancreatitis cause weight loss?

Yes: Especially if chronic, you can lose weight. This can occur even in the face of maintaining your regular intake. ...Read more

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Can gastroparesis cause weight loss?

Can gastroparesis cause weight loss?

Yes in advanced stag: Malnutrition due to poor absorption of nutrients or a low calorie intake
suggest eating six small meals a day instead of three large ones. When a person has severe symptoms, a liquid or puréed diet may be prescribed. ...Read more

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How can diabetes cause weight loss?

How can  diabetes cause weight loss?

Dehydration &ketosis: Sugar is an osmotic diuretic.Diabetes causes increased sugar in your urine.This causes the patient to loose too much water causing significant weight loss. Due to abnormal metabolisum the patient becomes catabolic breaking down othersources of calories causing ketosis.Increased ketones reduce appetite. ...Read more

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Can diverticulitis cause weight loss?

Can diverticulitis cause weight loss?

I guess but...: any time you are ill, especially if you are bloated or nauseous you can lose weight . But if the weight loss has been going on even when you do NOT have an active attack you need to look for another cause. Many bad diseases (cancer) can cause unexplained weight loss ...Read more

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Does gastroparesis cause weight loss?

Does gastroparesis cause weight loss?

No: Gastroparesis is a condition in which food does not progress down the GI tract. It remains undigested in the stomach where it can cause symptoms like gas, bloating, nausea, and reflux among others.

Gastroparesis can happen after surgery for a short period of time or this can be a chronic condition from having diabetes for a long time.

Gastroparesis does not cause weight loss. ...Read more

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Does ignatia amara cause weight loss?

Does ignatia amara cause weight loss?

No, not directly: Ignatia amara is a homeopathic remedy, not a weight loss supplement. These remedies are made to interact with your body's natural restorative system, an energy part of you -- rather than directly impacting cells, neurotransmitters, or biochemical processes. If your specific complaints match ignatia's picture, it will stimulate your overall health. I've seen this include needed weight loss in some. ...Read more

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Does endometriosis cause weight loss?

Does endometriosis cause weight loss?

Maybe: Stress from pain and chronic inflammation could contribute to weight loss. Must understand however, endometriosis begins at puberty so an y significant problems would not show up suddenly in a 41 year old. Significant weight loss should be evaluated for other causes. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more