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Do herpes make you lose weight?

Do herpes make you lose weight?

No: Unless you have herpes in your mouth and you cannot eat or chew food because your mouth is all inflamed, herpes by itself will not make you lose weight. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing 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


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I'm losing weight. Is this one of symptoms of herpes.

I'm losing weight. Is this one of symptoms of herpes.

No really: If you are losing weight, get a complete check up. Unless you have a severe case of systemic herpes, this should not affect your weight, unless you simply are not eating. If your diet and appetite are normal, and you are losing weight, you need evaluation. ...Read more

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Does manstrubation cause weight loss of body?

Does manstrubation cause 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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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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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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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 lose 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 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 a 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

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Does diverticulitis cause weight loss?

Does diverticulitis cause weight loss?

It can: It can do so secondarily. The disease itself doesn't cause weight loss, but it can make you feel sick and weak and decrease your appetite, which can consequently cause weight loss. ...Read more

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Does staterra really cause weight loss?

Does staterra really cause weight loss?

Yes: Weight loss in one of the side effect due to this medication. For some people, this may be a good thing. For many people, however, unintended weight loss can be a problem. For example, weight loss can be a problem in growing children. ...Read more

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Cand diverticulitis cause weight loss?

Cand diverticulitis cause weight loss?

Diverticulitis: Yes, if it is more chronic, such as c. Difficile colitis. Most forms of 'infectious colitis' are treatable and/or spontaneously get better. Crohns colitis or ulcerative colitis also can lead to weight loss. It all depends on what type of colitis you have. ...Read more

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Can gastritis cause unintented weight loss?

Can gastritis cause unintented weight loss?

Yes: Can cause stomach pain which can lead the patient to avoid eating and heartburn leading to weight loss. ...Read more

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Does gallbladder problem cause weight loss?

Does gallbladder problem cause weight loss?

Possible: Weight loss is possible, due to pain after eating or fear of getting pain, will not be eating, due to reduced in take will lose weight. ...Read more

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Does hydrocephalus cause major weight loss?

Does hydrocephalus cause major weight loss?

It can: Hydrocephalus is a neurologic condition that refers to a collection of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) that accumulates in the cavities (ventricles) in the brain.

It can cause weight loss if it is associated with the known symptoms of nausea with or without vomiting. Also, having headaches and being fatigues tend to diminish ones caloric intake which can affect weight. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Does hydrocephalus cause extreme weight loss?

Does hydrocephalus cause extreme weight loss?

Hydrocephalus: I am not aware of hydrocephalus typically causing "extreme weight loss" — most patients with treated hydrocephalus have normal feeding patterns. ...Read more

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Can stopping soda drinking cause weight loss?

Can stopping soda drinking cause weight loss?

Absolutely: Sugary beverages account for approximately 30% of typical american diet. Eliminating sugar sodas can have a significant health benefit. The more of it you currently drink the more significant benefit you will gain when you quit. There is no nutritional value to soda and many studies provide direct links between the increase in soda consumption and the increase in obesity rates. ...Read more

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Do melatonin pills cause weight loss or gain?

Do melatonin pills cause weight loss or gain?

Melatonin: There is no clinically proven Research in human beings that Melatonin can cause weight loss or gain.
Have Balanced Diet and maintain weight within the normal range.
Exercise every day
Have Balanced diet
Develop good Self- esteem without focus weight.
Watch emotional eating
It is not WHAT you eat
IT IS WHAT is eating you See Therapist for stresses of conflicts with parents, relationships, work,. ...Read more

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Does Amiodarone (Cordadone) cause weight loss?

Does Amiodarone (Cordadone) cause weight loss?

Possibly: Amiodarone can cause both low and high activity of your thyroid. Those with hyperthyroidism may lose weight. Good luck but get checked out with your doctor for other causes of weight loss. ...Read more

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Can weight loss cause abnormal kidney. Tests?

Can weight loss cause abnormal kidney. Tests?

Unlikely: Please indicate which tests? There are all kinds of different tests from Urinalysis to Blood tests and Imaging studies. So be specific about the name of the test and the abnormal value that you are concerned about. ...Read more

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Is black cofee without sugar causes weight loss?

No: Coffee is neutral to weight. Sugar has only 4 calories/gram. What you eat the rest of the day is much more important. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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


Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more