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Dr. Michael Rothman
1,333 doctors shared insights

Weight Gain (Definition)

Weight gain is an increase in body weight. This can be a result of increases to muscle mass, increases in body fat, or increases in body fluids like water. Occasionally, weight gain can be a symptom of ...Read more


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Swollen ankles, enlarged breast, missed period, weight gain, extreme tiredness. What could this be?

Swollen ankles, enlarged breast, missed period, weight gain, extreme tiredness. What could this be?

Many symptoms: Start by going as soon as possible to a gynecologist. Most things can be taken care of there but if not a referral will be advised. ...Read more

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Swollen ankles(both), swollen breast, weight gain, back aches, severe cramps, missed period.

Swollen ankles(both), swollen breast, weight gain, back aches, severe cramps, missed period.

Pregnant?: Of course there are multiple possibilities and you should consider being seen, especially with the issue of your legs swelling. Could you possibly be pregnant? ...Read more

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Weight gain, swollen ankles more left, cough more then 2 months, head aches, chest pain when eating, irregular periods, enlarged lymnodes in lungs, ?

Weight gain, swollen ankles more left, cough more then 2 months, head aches, chest pain when eating, irregular periods, enlarged lymnodes in lungs, ?

See your doctor: 2 months of systemic symptoms and enlarged lung lymph nodes could be caused by a chronic infection of some types of blood or lymph cancer. Sometimes these things are hard to sort out but you should be working closely with your regular doctor or a pulmonary (lung) specialist. ...Read more

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How to combat swollen ankles with perimenopause?

How to combat swollen ankles with perimenopause?

Compress : Elevate your feet and legs at heart level or above when you can and consider compression stockings. These work very well when you put them on in the morning before the feet and legs begin to swell up too much. ...Read more

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47 years old, weight gain of 2.5 pounds in one week, ankles sore but not swollen, became lightheaded riding bike. Blood pressure fine. What is it?

47 years old, weight gain of 2.5 pounds in one week, ankles sore but not swollen, became lightheaded riding bike. Blood pressure fine. What is it?

Transient Vertigo: Is not uncommon when starting up with an aggressive aerobic exercise regimen. If you were riding your bicycle hard enough to develop sore ankles, there could be an association. Although unusual, it is possible to actually gain a couple of pounds during the first week of an exercise program as protien is heavir than fat. If your symptoms persist, you may want to check in with your family doc. ...Read more

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Can femme tab20-100 bcp make you put on weight or could it be waterretension also I have swollen ankles I've been on bcp for 1 month only?

Can femme tab20-100 bcp make you put on weight or could it be waterretension also I have swollen ankles I've been on bcp for 1 month only?

Birth control : Hi, some people report weight gain and some weight loss with combination birth control like Femme, it should even out in 2-3 months. The birth control pill definitely can cause water retention, if you have lower extremity swelling please contact ur doctor, maybe another combination pill work better for u. ...Read more

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Is weight gain normal during perimenopause and wil this weight come off?

Is weight gain normal during perimenopause and wil this weight come off?

Sometimes, yes: Weight gain is a factor of declining estrogen ovarian production, decreased thyroid hormone production and metabolism, and estrogen conversion of androstendione to estrone from peripheral fat storage. Caloric restriction, and exercise is tantamount to reducing weight gain during this transition to menopause. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Lyons
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Perimenopause (Definition)

Year period of time when estrogen secretion begins to decline, periods become irregular, symptoms such as hot flashes may begin, along with mood swings and other changes. Talk ...Read more


Dr. Grace Torres-Hodges
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Swollen Ankles (Definition)

Painless swelling of the feet and ankles is a common problem, particularly among older people. Abnormal buildup of fluid in the ankles, feet, and legs ...Read more