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Unexplained Weight Loss
Unexplained Weight Loss (Definition)
Unexplained weight loss is any significant amount of weight loss not due to intentional dieting or weight loss efforts.
Lots of things: Please see your doctor about this right away. The possibilities include some form of chronic disease be it intestinal, thyroid, cancer, depression, etc. The list is very lengthy and you need an evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My brother says I should get treated because once in a while I get unexplained weight loss? Is he right?
Yes he is right: Weight loss have reason , you should know the reason for it? ...Read more
Possible: Hi, you need to have a full history and physical exam, also an eval of the stresses in your life. You need to have a diagnosis, unexplained weight loss is a symptom not really a diagnosis. Yes, its true that unexplained wt. Loss could be a sign of a lethal disease such as some types of cancer.But, an experienced physician may find that your weight loss has an explanation and is treatable/curable. ...Read more
My dad is experiencing unexplained weight loss despite his cured lung cancer. please suggest how to increase it.his appetite is fine?
Cancer: You have listed lung cancer with bone metastasis. This is not curable. What treatments did he have? why are you under the impression that he was "cured"? The unexplained or unintentional weight loss is due to cancer (consumption disease) until proven otherwise. Return to your oncologist for workup. ...Read more
I have experienced unexplained weight loss for nearly a year now, I have not changed any eating habits or excercise but have gradually lost 10kg.
Get checked: Unexplained weight loss requires some blood work and tests to be done. ...Read more
Hi my name is Bryant i am having a health concern i am noticing unexplained weight loss is it a bad thing and should i be worried ?
Mgt/workup: This is potentially very serious and a further evaluation is needed. A virtual consult appointment can be made to review your medical history. I would recommend a TB test, monitoring your temperature and noting any lymph node swelling. A workup will include a CBC, diff, plt blood count. ...Read more
Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more
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