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Will fibroids cause weight gain in belly area.I have 4 small ones but no pain i'm 36.I just have constipation and heavy feeling. I like exercising.

Will fibroids cause weight gain in belly area.I have 4 small ones but no pain i'm 36.I just have constipation and heavy feeling. I like exercising.

No: Small fibroids should not be caudong weight gain drink a lot of fluids and take stool softeners to help with constipation. Continue with exercise speciallu aerobic. Check your thyroid status too, low levels can cause weight gain. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Rothman
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Weight Gain (Definition)

Weight gain is an increase in body weight. This can be a result of increases to muscle mass, increases in body fat, or increases in body fluids like water. Occasionally, weight gain can be a symptom of ...Read more


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Estrolgel 0.06%. One pump/day. Can it cause weight gain?

Estrolgel 0.06%.  One pump/day. Can it cause weight gain?

Estrogen : Any of the estrogen replacement treatments can potentially cause weight gain. Just being in menopause can cause weight gain due to the slowing down of the metabolism. Try to stay active and eat small frequent meals of healthy foods to help you through this difficult time. The hormone gels are usually the mildest of your options. ...Read more

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Which Antipsychotic is the least one to cause weight gain or increased appetitie?

Which Antipsychotic is the least one to cause weight gain or increased appetitie?

Geodon (ziprasidone): All antipsychotics can cause weight gain. The least Geodon (ziprasidone) , the most depakote. But you may gain weight from too much Insulin too. ...Read more

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Can one day of eating more calories than usual cause weight gain ? I usually eat around 1,060 a day but today I ate like 1,160 :( I'm scared

Can one day of eating more calories than usual cause weight gain ? I usually eat around 1,060 a day but today I ate like 1,160 :( I'm scared

No worries: Nothing different will happen if a person eats just 100 extra calories on just one day. No worries. Don't sweat the small stuff. ...Read more

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Could one day of binging cause weight gain?

Could one day of binging cause weight gain?

Probably not: One day of bingeing should not effect your weight. Continue overeating will of course increase weight. If you are bingeing regularly, please see your physician. ...Read more

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Is it true that quitting smoking causes weight gain? If so would it be hard to get off? And how much weight would one expect?

Is it true that quitting smoking causes weight gain? If so would it be hard to get off? And how much weight would one expect?

Not Necessarily: You may gain weight -- usu <5 pounds -- bc food actually tastes good. Smoking causes you to lose taste sensation. Also, it creates a "hand to mouth" habit which leads some people to replace a cigarette with food. If you are aware of these things, it can keep you from over eating. Also, your lungs will be happier & you can exercise more! the benefits of quitting are far better than a few pounds. ...Read more

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Will one cheat day a week (like on Friday nights) cause weight gain? Thanks!

Will one cheat day a week (like on Friday nights) cause weight gain? Thanks!

Adjustment Disorder: I commend you for being open about your need.
Let the wise person within you ask Reasons for cheating:
• Lack of Emotional, Physical and Sexual Intimacy.
• Desire for excitement, thrill, adventure
• Feeling Guilt
• Stresses in life
• Use of Alcohol or Drugs
• Lack of Heart to Heart Talk with your partner about each other’s sexual desires, needs
• Need for Individual and Relationship Therapy ...Read more

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Looking to get on an antidepressant. Out of the ssri family which one has been known to not cause weight gain?

All might: Especially in long (>6mths) term use all have been known to, but Wellbutrin, Effexor (venlafaxine) and Serzone are less so and Zoloft is a bit less than the most reported - Paxil is the worst by reports. CBT therapy has no side effects and can help you minimize or avoid drugs - consider it as an adjunct so you can avoid long term use. Best! ...Read more

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Does alliance's atarax (hydroxyzine) actually cause weight gain as one of the side effects? If so why? And after how long of using it?

Does alliance's atarax (hydroxyzine) actually cause weight gain as one of the side effects? If so why? And after how long of using it?

Yes it causes wt gai: Yes atarax(hydroxyzine) can cause weight gain and it starts in first month and as follows
<1 month 27.7%
1-6 months 27.7%
6-12 months 9.09%
1-2 years0.00%
2-5 years 9.09%
5-10 years27.27%
>10 years 0.00. ...Read more

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2 cysts on left overy. One is simple at 5cm & other is 3.5cm solid. CA-125 normal. Left ovary vol is 99.8, cause weight gain? Could CA-125 be wrong?

2 cysts on left overy. One is simple at 5cm & other is 3.5cm solid. CA-125 normal. Left ovary vol is 99.8, cause weight gain? Could CA-125 be wrong?

Ovarian cysts: Dear Heather-- Simple cysts seen on transvaginal sonography are almost always benign. Solid cysts need to be followed by a gynecologist because of slight risk of ovarian cancer. CA-125 is usually negative with ovarian cysts. Whenever a test result is questioned it should certainly be repeated. One or several ovarian cysts are not related to weight gain. ...Read more

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I take zyprexa (olanzapine) for sleep I am gaining weight doc won't put me on ones that don't cause weight gain I am getting lapband what's the difference bypass?

I take zyprexa (olanzapine) for sleep I am gaining weight doc won't put me on ones that don't cause weight gain I am getting lapband what's the difference bypass?

Lapband vs bypass: Lapband is less extensive surgery, and it can be reversed. Bypass is the most successful at weight loss, but the side effects can be a problem (frequent diarrhea, especially) think about the "sleeve" surgery as well. It is less extensive and many fine it successful. ...Read more

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Does geodon (ziprasidone) cause weight gain or weight loss? Is it the antipsychotics with the least side effect profile or is seroquel the one with the least effect

Does geodon (ziprasidone) cause weight gain or weight loss? Is it the antipsychotics with the least side effect profile or is seroquel the one with the least effect

Both can: cause weight gain. Rarely see weight loss. Staying physically active and eating in a healthy way will help more than anything a change in medication might produce. ...Read more

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Can seroquel (quetiapine) make one feel sad depressed or scared? That's what i feel after i take it. Other options cause weight gain or akathisia. Feels like ptsd

Can seroquel (quetiapine) make one feel sad depressed or scared? That's what i feel after i take it. Other options cause weight gain or akathisia. Feels like ptsd

Seroquel (quetiapine).: According to drugs.Com possible side effects include: "psychiatric side effects have included psychosis, hallucinations, paranoid reactions, delusions, manic reaction, depersonalization, catatonic reaction, emotional lability, suicide attempt, and euphoria." please let your prescribing provider know right away if you believe you are experiencing mood changes with seroquel (quetiapine). ...Read more

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Can a high level of dhea cause weight gain in the abd area? Dhea level 650. Thanks

Can a high level of dhea cause weight gain in the abd area? Dhea level 650. Thanks

Not really an: Association. It's more likely that the cause of your elevated DHEA levels is responsible but still very well could be unrelated. To be able to better guide you, it would help to understand why a DHEA level was checked, like for an eval for PCOS or too much body hair(hirsuitism) or male pattern baldness in a women? ...Read more

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Can rogaine (minoxidil) cause weight gain, body aches and pain in the kidney area? I've been on it nearly a month.

Can rogaine (minoxidil) cause weight gain, body aches and pain in the kidney area? I've been on it nearly a month.

Rogaine (minoxidil): Serious reaction may occur but none have been reported. Common reactions include an allergic reaction, itching and skin irritation. ...Read more

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Can diet sodas cause weight gain?

Can diet sodas cause weight gain?

Yes they do: A perdue university study found that diet sodas may be linked to many health problems from obesity to diabetes to heart disease.One large study found that people who drank artificial sweetened soda were more likely to gain weight and develop metabolic syndrome, diabetes and heart disease.This include drinks containing aspartame, sucralose, and sacharin. ...Read more

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Does ccortisone shots cause weight gain? If so, how much weight?

Cortisone shots: Cortisone shots are done for a lot of reasons. A shot into a joint may relieve arthritis pain, at least temporarily. But cortisone has many side effects. Yes, you gain weight, but also shift fat to the midsection. You get Insulin resistant, which can lead to diabetes. It can weaken your bones: osteoporosis. Your body can tolerate an occasional shot, but this should not be done lightly. ...Read more

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Can iuds cause weight gain? And if so, what's the best way to keep the weight off?

In some women: Progesterone iud's can cause weight gain and also copper iud's. The best way to prevent weight gain is to eat 6 equal healthy meals with 6 servings of fresh vegetables and one apple each day, moderate exercise through the day ( try pretend jump roping for 1 minute at a time or more up to 60 minutes in 24 hours, sleep 7-8 hours, and manage stress skillfully. Added zinc might help with cu iud. ...Read more

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Do maca root cause weight gain?

Do maca root cause weight gain?

Maca Root effects: Maca is a plant that grows in central Peru in the Andes mountains.

Maca root contains fatty acids and amino acids. However, there is not enough evidence that it causes weight gain..

Patients with thyroid conditions should avoid Maca because glucosinolates taken in excess and combined with a low-iodine diet can cause goiter. ...Read more

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Will alcohol alone cause weight gain?

Will alcohol alone cause weight gain?

If drunk to excess: Alcohol has large amounts of calories drunk in large quantities weight gain can occur. ...Read more

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Does mag oxide 400 mg cause weight gain?

No.: It does not unless you take it with ice cream every time. ...Read more

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Does 15mg of dhea cause weight gain or loss?

Don't take it!: Who knows what's in what you're buying - probably not dhea. If it is dhea, it's metabolized to estrogen, testosterone or cortisone - and you don't get to pick which one your body converts it into. Why take something that you don't know why you're taking it, what it's supposed to do, or what harm it could cause. Don't waste you $. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Is it true that stress can cause weight gain?

Is it true that stress can cause weight gain?

Yes: stress hormone excess and stress eating associated with stress can cause wt gain ...Read more

Dr. Edward Hellman
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Abnormal Curvature Of The Spine (Definition)

Scoliosis is the term given for a curvature of the spine in the coronal plane that is ...Read more


Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Scoliosis (Definition)

A condition where patients have an abnormal curvature of ...Read more