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Will unexplained weight loss kill me if I don't get treatment?

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Dr. Marci Dietrich
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In brief: Possible

Hi, you need to have a full history and physical exam, also an eval of the stresses in your life.
You need to have a diagnosis, unexplained weight loss is a symptom not really a diagnosis. Yes, its true that unexplained wt. Loss could be a sign of a lethal disease such as some types of cancer.But, an experienced physician may find that your weight loss has an explanation and is treatable/curable.

In brief: Possible

Hi, you need to have a full history and physical exam, also an eval of the stresses in your life.
You need to have a diagnosis, unexplained weight loss is a symptom not really a diagnosis. Yes, its true that unexplained wt. Loss could be a sign of a lethal disease such as some types of cancer.But, an experienced physician may find that your weight loss has an explanation and is treatable/curable.
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