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Sudden Weight Gain Around Stomach
Sudden weight gain around lower abdomen, haven't had a period for 8 weeks. I am not pregnant. Put on 12kgs despite eating very healthy and exercising.
Rapid weight gain around stomach, back, and neck. Purple/reddish rash outbreak on arm. Losing muscle mass. Erectile dysfunction.What could these sympt
Many possibilities: This is much too complex for an online reply. Many possibilities and maybe more than one problem. Cushing's disease (excess cortisone production). Treatment with steroids, e.g. prednisone. Side effects of other drugs, e.g. antiretroviral drugs if you have HIV. Underactive thyroid gland. Others. Presumably you're seeing a doctor; keep working with her. Maybe endocrinology consultation. Good luck! ...Read more
I have a lot of weight gain in my stomach how can I lose this weight?And my stomach is real hard at the top what can be causing this?
Need evaluation.: See a doctor and review your history, get a careful evaluation. You will likley need further disgnostic studies such as blood work, perhaps x-rays or other imaging studies, maybe a biopsy or using a scope to check . Since the possibility could include cancer, it would be best to see the doctor soon. ...Read more
I have sudden weight gain only in abdomen area. Sometimes feeling bloated. What could be the reason?
Maybe not related?: First distinguish fluid weight (like edema, ascites, "third spacing") from tissue weight (e.g. Bodybuilding, reparative, tumors, adipose). There are lots of metabolic reasons to rule out (organ disease like heart, liver, kidneys), insufficiency (thyroid, adrenal, kidney), more. Often high calorie (but low volume) foods & drink may add up quickly (3000-3500 extra calories per pound gained). ...Read more
In Nov.2013 got diagnosed with that was said was the flu lost 15 pounds in 6 days now over 2 years later still no weight gain and stomach issues?
See a GI expert: This requires extensive expert evaluation, diagnosis and treatment, I recommend GI evaluation. ...Read more
Is it possible that my GERD is all due to me being 5'3 & have recent (past 6 months) weight gain and now weigh 150, (normally 135) most fat in abdomen?
Yes: Intraabdominal weight gain is a precursor for the muscle between the esophagus and stomach to malfunction. Medications can also cause similar symptoms, especially high blood pressure Meds. Eat smaller amounts, drink water with your meals, do not lay down or sit or recline after meals, and elevate the back of your bed 1/2-1 inch. It all helps. Good luck, see the doc if not improving. Don't smoke! ...Read more
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