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Doctor insights on: Cephalopelvic Disproportion Rapid Weight Gain

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What can I do for safe rapid weight gain ?

What can I do for safe rapid weight gain ?

You weight what?: 1 kg = 2.2 pounds. You would have to be as tiny as a premature baby to only weigh 1 kg. It would be best to work with a nutritionist. ...Read more

Baby Too Large For Mother's Pelvis (Definition)

Cephalopelvic disproportion is a condition where the baby's head or body is too big to fit through the mother's pelvis. This often leads to "failure to progress" in labor, and is a common indication for ...Read more


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What physical side effects of rapid weight gain are there?

What physical side effects of rapid weight gain are there?

Many: Eventually: diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, orthopedic problems, falls and accidents, infertility, poor self image and occ depression, cardiovascular disease, sleep disorders, heart attacks, strokes, etc. The list is longer, but i think you've got the idea already. ...Read more

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Can boiled peanuts cause rapid weight gain?

Can boiled peanuts cause rapid weight gain?

See below: Any food can cause weight gain, if you eat enough calories. But, boiled peanuts are not a specific risk for weight gain. ...Read more

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Anorexia recovery rapid weight gain, what to do?

Anorexia recovery rapid weight gain, what to do?

A team treatment: Approach is really important in recovery from anorexia nervosa. Recommend haivng input from a nutritionist, your physician and a behavioral health provider. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it bad to take supplements for rapid weight gain?

Is it bad to take supplements for rapid weight gain?

Supplements: Supplements vary. Most are balanced vitamins, altered beef protein and some contain essential fatty acids and carbohydrates. Eat a healthy diet with adequate calories and you may not need to depend on these. ...Read more

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Rapid weight gain during early pregnancy?

Rapid weight gain during early pregnancy?

D/w ob-gyn: You should d/w your ob-gyn what is appropriate wt gain for you. Women who are thinner to begin with are expected to gain more wt than women who are overweight or obese when they become pregnant. ...Read more

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I'm 47 and in the last two months i have experienced rapid weight gain (20lbs)... my skin feels so tight.. I'm scared?

I'm 47 and in the last two months i have experienced rapid weight gain (20lbs)... my skin feels so tight.. I'm scared?

U must c ur: Internist before any more wt gain.It could be a low thyroid issue.Something is affecting your metabolism.No significant change in diet or activity level,constipated,depressed,or medication changes?Lots of things to consider and rule out.Don't put off your consultation.All the best... ...Read more

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I am not new to diabetes & hav rapid weight gain since starting insulin & work out what can help weight gain with using insulin.

I am not new to diabetes & hav rapid weight gain since starting insulin & work out what can help weight gain with using insulin.

Insulin: And lowering your blood sugar are good, but they can stimulate appetite and weight gain. Make sure you're on as low a dose as possible, and pay extra attention to restricting calories and exercising more to lose weight rather than gaining. Also ask about glp-1 agonist therapy which can reduce glucose, lower Insulin requirement, and help w/weight loss. ...Read more

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Rapid weight gain after taking 50mg of Zoloft (sertraline) for 2 days and stopping it is normal? I've gain 5lbs per month, now i'm 6 months off and 25 lbs more!

Rapid weight gain after taking 50mg of Zoloft (sertraline) for 2 days and stopping it is normal? I've gain 5lbs per month, now i'm 6 months off and 25 lbs more!

Talk with your dr: Bunny, rapid wt gain with psychiatric medications warrants attention by your dr. This type of wt gain can cause other metabolic problems that can be eliminated by diet, exercise and a med change. There are many alternative medications out there for treating panic and depression. Please visit with your dr. About them. ...Read more

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I have a swollen abdomen and rapid weight gain. What could it be?

I have a swollen abdomen and rapid weight gain. What could it be?

See a doctor ASAP: This should not be a presentation for online consult. Your doctor needs to ask specific questions, look at your abdomen and physically check for clues. You will likely need blood tests and x-rays for a diagnosis and treatment planning. ...Read more

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Rapid weight gain in the last few months?

Rapid weight gain in the last few months?

Need more : Information. How much weight did you gain. What is your height and weight. Any change in activity? ...Read more

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Why is rapid weight gain/loss yo yo dangerous?

Lose muscle/gain fat: First, some weight variation is normal, particularly for women with working ovaries. Varying weights within a 10 pound range is not alarming. More than this, however, and it is likely that a person is losing mainly muscle and gaining mostly fat. With each cycle, the metabolism slows a little bit more making it likely the person doesn't get as low as before, and goes up a little higher each time. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Rapid weight gain?

Mostly whether food: alone is the cause (then it is NOT rapid). If the weight gained makes good mathematical sense (4000 calorie equal a pound on) then it isn't that rapid. More than 2 pounds a week is hard to do. ...Read more

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Is there any supplements or methods for rapid weight gain?

Is there any supplements or methods for rapid weight gain?

Balance and activity: The best, most successful weight loss method is one where your intake is 500 calories less than you need a day and increase your activity by at least 200 cal a day. If you follow a eating plan based on at least 6-7 servings of non starchy vegetables and 3 servings of fruit you will feel full. Add protein to every meal. Eat small meals every 3-4 hours. Limit carbohydrates to complex only. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can i do to have rapid weight gain and get healthy fat and muscle at the same time?

What can i do to have rapid weight gain and get healthy fat and muscle at the same time?

Unfortunately: there is no way to do that. Weight gain through increased muscle mass is a long and slow process. Fat gain, on the other hand, can be very quickly accomplished but is not recommended. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

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What does rapid weight gain mean? I take Ativan (lorazepam) every once in a while so would I see any signs of weight gain by now or could I gain weight each time?

What does rapid weight gain mean? I take Ativan (lorazepam) every once in a while so would I see any signs of weight gain by now or could I gain weight each time?

No relationship: Taking Ativan (lorazepam) "every once in a while" has no effect on one's weight. That means one's weight can go up or down, but will not be due to taking Ativan (lorazepam) once in a while. ...Read more

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Can pcos cause rapid weight gain?

Can pcos cause rapid weight gain?

Yes: It is good to work hard on losing weight to help improve your symptoms . You m.D may consider using glucophage (metformin) which will also help in reducing Insulin resistance. Good luck. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Michael Rothman
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Rapid Weight Gain (Definition)

alone is the cause (then it is NOT rapid). If the weight gained makes good mathematical sense (4000 calorie equal a pound on) then it isn't that rapid. More than 2 pounds a week ...Read more