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Dr. Syed H. Sajid
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Low Body Weight (Definition)

Body mass index (BMI) uses a man or woman’s height & weight to estimate body fat. Many consider a BMI of less than 18.5 kg/ ...Read more


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Is 25 mg prostiq effective for slight depression, doctor hasn't increase as he is concerned of low body weight. ?

Yes, but: I have concerns about the dose you are taking as Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) does not come in a 25mg tablet, and you are not suppose to cut it in half. The tablet is designed to be slowly released into your system. If cut, it destroys this system releasing all the medication at once. This is a problem as the medication is out of your system to fast, and can cause it to be less effective and have more side effects. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Low body weight?

What is the definition or description of: Low body weight?

Low weight.: Body mass index (BMI) uses a man or woman’s height & weight to estimate body fat. Many consider a BMI of less than 18.5 kg/ m2 to be underweight. ...Read more

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Would a person of a low body weight still experience menopausal symptoms please?

Would a person of a low body weight still experience menopausal symptoms please?

Yes and no: Hi. Since there's no relationship between a woman's body weight and whether she feels menopausal symptoms, the answer is certainly she could experience menopausal symptoms and certainly she may not experience menopausal symptoms. ...Read more

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Can there be anything a doctor can do for low body weight?

Metabolism: Blood tests can be performed to check metabolism to see if there is any other cause for low body weight. ...Read more

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Advice on low body weight while breastfeeding. Should I give it up?

Advice on low body weight while breastfeeding. Should I give it up?

Breastfeeding and we: Breastfeeding and weight loss. Weight loss from breastfeeding is well-known and most women who breastfeed for 9-12 months are back at their pre-pregnancy weight. However it is very unusual to lose too much weight. This may be due to not eating enough food ( dieting) or a medical problem. If you increase your food intake and still losing weight you may want to consult your physician.. ...Read more

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Is there a relationship between an extremely low body weight and worse ocd?

Is there a relationship between an extremely low body weight and worse ocd?

Not necessarily, but: If someone has obsessions about food being contaminated and such, s/he may be very cautious about eating -- and therefore lose weight. I've known patients whose obsessions covered many things, including foods. This can cross over into eating disorders. There's a syndrome called "orthorexia nervosa", where the person strives to eat absolutely perfectly. Unintended illness (& weight loss) can result. ...Read more

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What do you consider as low body weight?

Depends on height: Body mass index is a formula for calculating under or over weight. Here is an online calculator http://www.exrx.net/Calculators/BMI.html You can plug in your height and weight and it will tell you if you are underweight or not. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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If i suffer from amenoherra due to low body weight s I am athletet should I stop exercise or increse clories intake or both?

This has you listed: As a male. So i will assume that is not correct. Endurance exercise, low body mass index and rapid weight loss can all contribute to loss of period. You could try a combination of exercising less aggressively and caloric increase ; see where that takes you. Good luck. ...Read more

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Health checks show that my bones contribute to my low body weight, m olwys termed under weight cos of that, how do I boost that?

Health checks show that my bones contribute to my low body weight, m olwys termed under weight cos  of that, how do I boost that?

That is complicated: Discuss DEXA bone scan with your doc. You may also have malnutrition. Discuss mvi, (multivitamin) calcium, vitamin level and possibly supplement. This may become a long term problem if not fixed early. ...Read more

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Dear doctor, 2 1/2yrs old son, earlier17ohp case, now the tests r clear bt still very low body weight and not fair like my family .Confuse what 2 do?

Low cortisol: Low cortisol state in the body can lead to poor growth in children especially if there is concomitant "salt wasting". Please ask your pediatrician to refer you to a pediatric endocrinologist as soon as possible. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am experiencing bloody nose and low body weight. The following also describes me: Short stature. What should I do?

I am experiencing  bloody nose and low body weight. The following also describes me: Short stature. What should I do?

Weight and nose: Bloody noses indicate the POSSIBILITY that your blood may be a bit too thin. Please see your doc. He/she cal also check your weight to see if it is appropriate and if not, find out why. Perhaps hormonal imbalance. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am experiencing low body weight and dullness and pale yellow color if my face. The following also describe me: Impulsive or reckless behavior and B?

I am experiencing  low body weight and dullness and pale yellow color if my face. The following also describe me: Impulsive or reckless behavior and B?

Many possibilities: Your yellow color is worrisome for heptatitis; with nausea and vomiting, this should indicate the need for eval by a GI MD; The dullness accompanied by reckless behavior suggests a bipolar process. you need to see your PCP for a full eval and referral to either Psychiatry or GI or both. ...Read more

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My son initially diagnosed 17ohp and used hrdrocortisone but not now as reports come clear .He eats very much but he has low body weight and growth?

My son initially diagnosed 17ohp and used hrdrocortisone but not now as reports come clear .He eats very much but he has low body weight and growth?

Hard to know: Cah sometimes presents in boys with poor wt gain in early infancy. It sounds like your son may have failed the newborn screen, but then was found not to have that problem. Your mds probably share your concerns about the early confusion about the diagnosis and should think about this when evaluating his poor wt gain. They must consider many possible causes, including possible hormonal imbalances. ...Read more

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I am experiencing difficulty concentrating, low body weight, pounding heart (pulse) (worsened by: psychological stress) , fatigue, feeling depress...

I am experiencing  difficulty concentrating, low body weight, pounding heart (pulse) (worsened by: psychological stress) , fatigue, feeling depress...

Anxiety state: Anxiety state, panic attacks and depression are REAL issues and can be addressed Look into your lifestyle, try meditation, literature music etc If all fails see a psychiatrist They have been trained to treat conditions just like yours! ...Read more

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