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Is it normal to lose. 8 lbs in a week without trying?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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In brief: Possible

If you're not having any other symptoms - (diarrhea, vomiting, etc) - i wouldn't say it's cause for alarm. Scales aren't perfect and are often inaccurate and inconsistent.
I'd be more concerned about a few weeks of unintentional weight loss. If it's persisting, make sure you check up in with your doctor!

In brief: Possible

If you're not having any other symptoms - (diarrhea, vomiting, etc) - i wouldn't say it's cause for alarm. Scales aren't perfect and are often inaccurate and inconsistent.
I'd be more concerned about a few weeks of unintentional weight loss. If it's persisting, make sure you check up in with your doctor!
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