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Is Less Than Normal Weight Gain A Symptom Of Cystic Fibrosis
What is an estradiol level range that is low for any part of the cycle of a healthy young woman? Is less than 20 too low? Mine is never higher than 32
Too low: Yes, twenty is quite low for a young woman. Furthermore, your Estradiol level should be well above 32 during most of your cycle. Since there could be many causes of this you would need to be evaluated by an endocrinologist or gynecologist - sometimes both. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Drastic weight loss, sleep pattern is less than 6 hours and loss of appetite. Could you explain what is the symptoms for or what acttactics required?
Mom has ft dementia (mid-stage), is inactive, 40 lb weight gain in a year, sleeping 12+ hours a day. Are these signs that the disease is accelerating?
Is there a reason other than weight that some fat men have larger breasts than others of the same weight?
Having the problem of itching, weight loss and sweating for more than 2 months. But the lymph node biopsy shows normal result. What is the problem ?
Weight Loss & Sweats: Unexplained weight loss and sustained sweats - which might indicate a fever or hyper metabolic state should be taken seriously. Your doctor apparently ruled out a lymphoproliferative disorder by virtue of the biopsy, so now the hunt continues. Do you have a low grade fever? Is the itching "constant, " or only at certain times, say after eating? Your doctor should run further tests. ...Read more
Is it true that in united states, the TSH from thyroid is in normal range between 0.2 and 3 ? More than that could be too much for a boy ?
It depends on lab: Most labs publish their normal ranges along with patient results. Normal ranges vary from lab to lab due to different testing methods. If your lab is using the ultrasensitive TSH test, here is a good reference broken down by patient age. http://www.questdiagnostics.com/hcp/intguide/endometab/endomanual_atoz_pdfs/tsh_ultrasensitive.pdf. ...Read more
I'm a bit more than 5'7.5". I weight between 150-155lbs... I do weight training a lot... Is this a normal weight for me?
'Fat loss is limited to roughly 2 lbs a week as the liver cant physically process more. More than 2 lbs would be muscle loss.' True or bro'science?
Good idea...: to shoot for a goal of 2 pounds a week is very reasonable. To be more aggressive than that may lead to muscle loss and water loss. Weight lost too fast will tend to come on back fast. Weight loss should not be result of just a diet, but a result of changing your lifestyle to be more healthy and well - this is the only lasting technique. Be well! ...Read more
Is rapid significant weight loss for a liver cancer patient in advance stage indicative of something?
Liver cancer: 52 M from Dhahran asks: Is rapid significant weight loss for a liver cancer patient in advance stage indicative of something? ANS: I would ask your Drs what they think. I would think it is indicative of bad news. Like "do not begin reading any long books". (Dr humor here). But your team knows you best. Good luck and let us know what they say. ...Read more
Obese: Bmi is a measure of body fat using height and weight; higher bmis are associated with health risks like hypertension, diabetes, and higher risk of cardiovascular events. Normal bmi is 18.5-24.9, overweight 25-29.9, and obese>30. More americans are overweight, so more bmis>30, but these people still face greater health risks than those with bmi 18.5-40. See http://www.Nhlbisupport.Com/bmi/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Twins and depression: If you're asking is one twin more likely than another to develop depression, the answer would be there's no sure way to predict at birth. The biggest genetic risk factor studied for likelihood to develop depression is having a biological parent who has or has had major depression. I hope this helps. ...Read more
Due to poor weight gain, developmental delays, sweating - my nephew is being tested for cystic fibrosis- how long does one live with this?
I have family members with cystic fibrosis. Is it possible to start show the symptoms in my 20's?
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