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Does a thymoma cause you to gain weight?

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Dr. Murthy Andavolu
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
4 doctors agree

In brief: No

Not usually. In fact if it is malignant, one might lose weight.

In brief: No

Not usually. In fact if it is malignant, one might lose weight.
Dr. Murthy Andavolu
Dr. Murthy Andavolu
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Dr. Thomas Birdas
Surgery - Thoracic
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Unlikely

Many are asymptomatic.
Some may have chest pressure symptoms - chest pain, palpitations. Muscle weakness may be seen in a few patients with thymoma.

In brief: Unlikely

Many are asymptomatic.
Some may have chest pressure symptoms - chest pain, palpitations. Muscle weakness may be seen in a few patients with thymoma.
Dr. Thomas Birdas
Dr. Thomas Birdas
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