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Im 22 and last night I weighed 145 and when I woke up it was 143 should I be concerned of cancer if I lose a few lbs in my sleep?
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Dr. Robert Carroll
Nuclear Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Nightime Urination
Look for trends over weeks & months.

In brief: Nightime Urination
Look for trends over weeks & months.
Dr. Robert Carroll
Dr. Robert Carroll
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Measuring weght
Frequently and multiple times during the day, you will note fluctuations likely due to fluid, you lose it by sweating and urinating.
If you must, plot it in a diary or graph, for a month. It is steady, sustainable loss that is unexplained that causes alarm. At your weight, dropping 7 punds without trying or dieting may be worth a visit. Cancer in a 22 yo is not high on my list of worries for u.

In brief: Measuring weght
Frequently and multiple times during the day, you will note fluctuations likely due to fluid, you lose it by sweating and urinating.
If you must, plot it in a diary or graph, for a month. It is steady, sustainable loss that is unexplained that causes alarm. At your weight, dropping 7 punds without trying or dieting may be worth a visit. Cancer in a 22 yo is not high on my list of worries for u.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Bach Ardalan
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
In brief: No
More persistent drop in wt in required.

In brief: No
More persistent drop in wt in required.
Dr. Bach Ardalan
Dr. Bach Ardalan
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Dr. Augusto De Leon Jr
Internal Medicine
In brief: No
It is highly unlikely that you have cancer based on the above information.

In brief: No
It is highly unlikely that you have cancer based on the above information.
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Dr. Augusto De Leon Jr
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