Unexplained weight loss and loss of appetite for 2 months. What blood tests are usually done?

Physical exam first. Before ordering lab test, a medical history and physical examination ought be done to narrow the possibilities of potential diseases. The choice of blood tests would then be dictated by the diagnoses that need to be excluded and to determine the severity of the process. See your doctor asap.

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I'm currently experiencing unexplained weight loss. But I am HIV Negative. What kind of blood tests should I do or what could this be? Thanks.

Thyroid tests needed. You may want to start with a Thyroid profile, Complete Blood Count and Complete Metabolic Panel. If parts of these tests are abnormal it may signal other problems. Follow up with your primary doctor for interpretation of results. Read more...