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What do you consider as low body weight?

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

Low body weight is a condition in which a person's weight is far below average for his age, body size, and ethnic/racial group. On a growth chart, a weight under the 5th percentile (meaning a person weighs less than 95% of people with similar height) can be ...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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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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If i suffer from amenoherra due to low body weight s I am athletet should I stop exercise or increse clories intake or both?

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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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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Dr. David Wyatt
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Body Weight (Definition)

Body weight is a term for the ...Read more