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Does sudden weight loss always signal digestive health problems?
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Dr. Joshua Katz
Surgery - Colorectal
4 doctors agree
In brief: Weight Loss
Unexplained weight loss of more than 5% of total body weight is not normal and should prompt a visit to your doctor. It can come from many sources, not just digestive.
Many causes are treatable and controllable. This is an important symptom that must be addressed.

In brief: Weight Loss
Unexplained weight loss of more than 5% of total body weight is not normal and should prompt a visit to your doctor. It can come from many sources, not just digestive.
Many causes are treatable and controllable. This is an important symptom that must be addressed.
Dr. Joshua Katz
Dr. Joshua Katz
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Unexpected weight loss can be due to a variety of serious diseases, such as problems digesting and absorbing food nutrients, infections like tuberculosis, cancers, autoimmune diseases, thyroid hormone disorders, etc.
.. Sudden or unexpected weight loss should be evaluated by a doctor.

In brief: No
Unexpected weight loss can be due to a variety of serious diseases, such as problems digesting and absorbing food nutrients, infections like tuberculosis, cancers, autoimmune diseases, thyroid hormone disorders, etc.
.. Sudden or unexpected weight loss should be evaluated by a doctor.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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