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Is there a disease that causes muscle weakness and weight loss?
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Systemic illness, toxicity, congenital illness to name a few can cause muscle weakness and weight loss.

In brief: Yes
Systemic illness, toxicity, congenital illness to name a few can cause muscle weakness and weight loss.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Generalized muscle weakness is a sign of a significant illness (auto-immune or thyroid diseases are possibilities).
Unintentional weight loss is another sign of a significant problem (cancer, thyroid problems, psychological issues, or auto-immune diseases are possibilities). A person with both symptoms should be at the doctor's office getting a full evaluation.

In brief: Yes
Generalized muscle weakness is a sign of a significant illness (auto-immune or thyroid diseases are possibilities).
Unintentional weight loss is another sign of a significant problem (cancer, thyroid problems, psychological issues, or auto-immune diseases are possibilities). A person with both symptoms should be at the doctor's office getting a full evaluation.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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