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My friend is 55 and postmenauposal. In the last two months she has lost 15 lbs without dieting and developed total insomnia- though her life is stable?

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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine
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In brief: Lab

Get some lab, pap smear, breast exam, colonoscopy (we start at age 50), if smoker get chest ray or ct of chest.

In brief: Lab

Get some lab, pap smear, breast exam, colonoscopy (we start at age 50), if smoker get chest ray or ct of chest.
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Dr. Michael Jones
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Thyroid?

My first thought is hyperthyroidism.
While there are certainly other possibilities this may be the most common. She should have this looked into.

In brief: Thyroid?

My first thought is hyperthyroidism.
While there are certainly other possibilities this may be the most common. She should have this looked into.
Dr. Michael Jones
Dr. Michael Jones
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
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In brief: Wt loss is a concern

Unintentional weight loss here is of a concern.
Menopause should not cause wt loss. It may interfere with sleeping on/off because of the random hotflushes.

In brief: Wt loss is a concern

Unintentional weight loss here is of a concern.
Menopause should not cause wt loss. It may interfere with sleeping on/off because of the random hotflushes.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Dr. Bac Nguyen
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