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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
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Decreased Weight (Overview)

Decreased weight is a symptom seen in a wide range of chronic illnesses. Decreased weight can be normal if a person is trying to lose weight.


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Can masturbation cause decreased height, weight or width?

Can masturbation cause decreased height, weight or width?

No, No, No: It's not going to affect your statue or build. I'm sorry there's disinformation out thee -- life's hard enough without it. ...Read more

Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
9 doctors shared insights

Decreased Weight (Overview)

Decreased weight is a symptom seen in a wide range of chronic illnesses. Decreased weight can be normal if a person is trying to lose weight.


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Why are doctrs worried if rapid decreased weight?

Why are doctrs worried if rapid decreased weight?

Because: Rapid weight loss, if it is intentional, is not healthy. If it is unintentional, it could be a sign of serious illness. ...Read more

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Losing Weight (Checklist)

Early on, visit your primary care physician to check general health
Yearly
Drink half your weight in ounces of water
Daily
Consult a nutritionist if you're unsure of healthy food choices
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Eat on a regular basis (3 meals, 2 snacks) to avoid excessive hunger
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R flank pain, sometimes trouble breathng. Lwr R abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, decreased weight and appetite, trouble walking + sleeping. Help?

R flank pain, sometimes trouble breathng. Lwr R abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, decreased weight and appetite, trouble walking + sleeping. Help?

Any abdominal pain : 4 hours, especially accompanied by the symptoms you're having and the medication that you are on requires a visit to the emergency room for appropriate diagnostic workup and treatment. ...Read more

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How to get rid of the fat over my face. I have lost weight from the body but it is not disappearing from my face.

How to get rid of the fat over my face. I have lost weight from the body but it is not disappearing from my face.

Facial Fat: If you have achieved ideal body weight then the fat distribution in the face can be altered by liposuction. However, this should be performed judiciously in a conservative fashion. Excessive fat removal from the face can result in an aged and un-natural appearance. Muscles and bone structure can give the appearance of a fat face. You need a thorough evaluation of your facial structure! ...Read more

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Why are doctrs worried if rapid decreased weight?

Because: Rapid weight loss, if it is intentional, is not healthy. If it is unintentional, it could be a sign of serious illness. ...Read more

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Is decreased weight loss while fasting water and muscle?

Is decreased weight loss while fasting water and muscle?

True: Fasting is not going to be a successful longterm weight loss program and in fact may be seriously dangerous to your well being. I know it gets old to hear but regular exercise and frequent small meals through the day while drinking water will be much more helpful in the long run and may help keep the weight off for a much longer time. Good luck. ...Read more

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R flank pain, sometimes trouble breathng. Lwr R abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, decreased weight and appetite, trouble walking + sleeping. Help?

Any abdominal pain : 4 hours, especially accompanied by the symptoms you're having and the medication that you are on requires a visit to the emergency room for appropriate diagnostic workup and treatment. ...Read more

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Cannot quench extreme thirst. Appetite decreased, weight loss, bruising, headaches, hip and leg pain along w dull ache, fatigue, insomnia, diarrhea?

Cannot quench extreme thirst. Appetite decreased, weight loss, bruising, headaches, hip and leg pain along w dull ache, fatigue, insomnia, diarrhea?

Run to Dr.: This combination of symptoms suggests possible severe illness and requires immediate medical attention. Schedule appointment to see doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more