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Doctor insights on: Weight Gain After Pill

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Dr. Michael Rothman
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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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Can u recommend weight gain pills please?

Can u recommend weight gain pills please?

None: There are no pills to help gain weight. If someone wishes to gain muscle mass to aid in participation in some sports that benefit from this ( rugby, football, etc) then a supervised weight training regimen, with a normal diet high in low fat sources of protein is the typical pathway. ...Read more

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Which pills actually cause real weight gain?

Which pills actually cause real weight gain?

The list is to long: To write. Please let us know if there are specific medications you are interested in. The question needs to be narrowed in order to provide you with an answer. Clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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What are some safe pills to take for weight gain ?

What are some safe pills to take for weight gain ?

Remember : First you have to figure why your weight is suboptimal. The key to treat an issue like this - really any issue in life- is to first figure out the root cause. It allows for more guided, specific treatments. ...Read more

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Ca you gain weight using weight gain pills while hiv+?

Ca you gain weight using weight gain pills while hiv+?

Sure: The real question is why you would want to. A lifestyle change is far more effective. Your muscle mass is a function of your genetics and how hard you force your muscles to work in your job or fitness regimen. Your body fat is calories in versus calories out. Many people who take protease inhibitors for HIV prefer a low body fat look because fat when present tends to distribute in odds ways. ...Read more

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Do pain pills contribute to weight gain?

Do pain pills contribute to weight gain?

Unlikely: It is unlikely that there would be any direct relationship between pain medication and weight gain. Anyone using pain medication for an extended period of time should be doing so under the supervision of a doctor and if there are concerns regarding side effects, this doctor should be alerted to them (weight gain however is not one that comes to mind). Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I didn't gain weight while on Rigevidon,4 years ago.Does it mean that I will never weight gain if I use that pill again?

Not necessarily: It is likely you won't but there is no way to know for sure since our bodies and our life styles change over time ...Read more

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Can the abortion pill cause extreme weight gain?

Not directly: The abortion pill contains an agent that blocks progesterone, then another which causes the uterus to contract. There is nothing to expect long term effects on hormone status and weight gain. Sometimes, there is "post-abortion depression" which can lead to weight gain. Otherwise, it is wise to check with your gynecologist for thyroid and hormone levels. ...Read more