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Weight Loss and Gain - Unintentional

Also known as Appetite Loss, Cachexia, Loss of Appetite

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  • Dehydration weight loss

    I recently dropped 10# rather unexpectedly. My BP was really high, and after 2 Dr visits and a trip to the ER, I found out that I was dehydrated and had a UTI, along with anxiety. My question is, how long before the hydration shows back up on the scales? I seem to have leveled out, but no gain and …

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  • Weight gain advise

    I'm 24 year olds and I currently weight 58 kg but I look really slim and skinny on the arms and forearms. This worries me and have for the past months and years, I checked several websites and asked few friends but all I hear is eat and eat. Recently I've been eating 6x meals a day past …

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  • Wanna be fit and healthy. But don't know how? :-(

    I am a 24 years old girl and having 5feet 3inch height and my weight is around 47 or 48kg. I look skinny and feeling lazy most of the times. I ate enough as my stomach need but I am not gaining any weight. Whenever I feel that I am getting healthy then suddenly I got sick or having started the …

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  • Is there any way to lose weight by eating seeds?

    I am very upset today even i don't understand how do i lose  weight fast at home cause i am doing job at night in IT company.  so, i have to stay my office for 8 hours. when i back my  home then i can't going to gym cause i was too tired. now, i decided to diet or follow …

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  • Help with loosing weight?

    Hey all!  So about 3 years ago I was informed I had imbalanced hormones and basicially the doctors were no help in regards to fixing it or helping me manage my ongoing weight gain! The only suggestion was to put me on the pill. I went from being a size 8/10 to now being a size 18/20 which is …

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  • Help! Having Constant abdominal/Back pain/ loss of appetite

    Where do I start. About 11 weeks ago I began having upper abdominal pain with mid to upper back pain. My stomach was seemed off. My doctor recommended Prilosec, and Sulcrafate just in case I had an ulcer. She also ordered blood work which came back ok except for slightly elevated white blood cell …

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  • unintentional weight loss

    Hello. I am a seventeen-year-old girl and have lost weight unintentionally. I don't exactly know in what a time period it happened, because I don't weigh myself regularly, but I'm pretty sure that about a year ago, I was 50 kilos, and now I'm only around 47. I am 161 cm of height. I …

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  • 19 Year Old Girl - Unintentional 40 Pound Weight Loss Over 7 Months

    Hello, I am 19 years old and was averaging about 130-140 pounds in January. I am now about 96 pounds and it seems to keep dropping despite actively trying to eat fatty and protein rich foods. In January, after personal events I found myself consciously eating less. Emotional stress was high and I …

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  • My husband has lost too much weight

    We are so perplexed and worried as to why my husband has lost so much weight. Always 160 lbs average. Started October of 2017. He now weighs 140. Had every blood test taken, total bone scan, ultra sounds, just saw a Cancer Specialist. Ruled out that. He is always tired, just no appetite. Dr. put …

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  • Weight gain after medication

    Weight gain is listed as a possible side effect of many types of pills. I'm curious to know if this effect is always the result of either increasing the appetite or decreasing the activity or is there another mechanism which causes it. Cheers... Alex

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  • I really need help... Please, someone help me

    I'm not sure what group to put this is.. But I'm just gonna get to the point.. I'm 16, 5'5", and I weigh 84 pounds.. I keep losing weight and I don't know how to stop.. I can barely eat because I'm never hungry.. I eat around once a day and it's not even a full meal. …

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  • Am I overweight?

    I'm 14 and today I went for a blood test at the doctor's. They obviously weighed me and took my height before they did it e.t.c. I saw I weighed 12.5 stone, and I presumed that was normal weight. However, when I got home, I searched what the average weight and height for a 14 year old boy …

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  • Unexplained weight loss, fatigue, and weird pains

    Hello, I am a 17 year old boy and have a few unexplained and worrying symptoms.  In the last four months I have lost 14kg (30ib) with no explanation. I have always been tall and skinny, and never intended to lose any weight. I have had no loss in appetite, however, and if there has been any …

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  • I have been depressed for about 1 year

    Im 26 years old. My height is 163 cm and my weight is 54kg. I'm thin and shorter. I need to increase my height about one inch and need to be slightly fat than now. If there is medicine for slight flat and increase height. Please tell me.

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  • Any ideas about not being able to lose weight

    Hi, I was wondering if anyone could help me. There's something wrong with me where if I try to lose weight and intentionally drop calories I tend to GAIN weight. Sometimes rapidly. I am very scared to try and diet because it seems I will try to diet do REALLY good never cheat and I tend to stay …

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  • I can't stop gaining weight...

    I'm a 17 year old female and I've been struggling with my weight since i was a child. I've always been chubby and bigger than other girls but i was also the first one to start puberty out of my classmates. When i was around 13/14 I've hit 75kg at a height of 165cm (5ft 5) and I was …

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  • broken back, not going to bed at descent hours, weight gain

    I need some advice please. My partner has broken his back four years ago. He is walking and going to the Physiotherapist twice a week. since braking his back he has gained allot of weight. He is inactive because of his limited movement / pain. He studies full time online, so sitting at a desk allot. …

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  • Appertight

    HI has anyone took 15mg of the above and can't eat in the morning only night , this will be week 6 many thanks

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  • Lost appetite lost 28 pounds

    Hello I have lost around 28 pounds in 3 to 4 months I never get hungry I’m 29 years old and scared . I went to doctor they have done full blood works also did a upper  endoscopy where they look in you stomach everything came back normal . I’m not sure what to do .. I don’t feel hungry .. what …

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  • Weight fluxuating like crazy, highly worried.

    I was in a high stress situation about a year ago, and I had dropped from 130 to 90 pounds in 2 months (I am 5'4". I was frightened, and it has done a lot of damage to my stomach. Now, I gain 'temporary' weight. If I eat more than one meal, I will bloat and have 'rolls' …

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  • Never hungry, feeling fine

    For almost the past 6 months, I've been eating about once or twice a day. I have coffee for breakfast, a snack (maybe some chips) at around 3PM, a snack at around 8PM (maybe some popcorn chicken or fish balls), and a meal (usually rice and beef/chicken) at around midnight. I'm not incapable …

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  • Propranalol for years - Advise please.

    Hello All, So, Back in 2012, I started having a bit of heart trouble through my own cause, I used to eat crisps like they were going out of business and managed to get to a weight of near 29 stone which is not good I know. Well as the title states, "Propranalol for years" I have been …

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  • gabapentin side affects

    Have been taking gabapentin since last year for chronic pain, okay until a few months ago, started to feel tired, pains down front of my legs, bad cramps, also weight gain, went to the docs, she had me taking blood tests, no joy, had been put on an extra blood pressure tab a few months before, was …

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  • From duromine to orlistat

    Ive stopped taking duromine a week ago since i have lost 14kgs after strict diet+ workouts , last week my doctor prescribed me with orlistat along with suppressant and reducing water pill in order to maintain my weight (53kg, i was 67kg  bfore). The first day i took orlistat my weight dropped …

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  • Nasal & throat congestion with chronic throat clearing for 1 month

    56 years (male, former smoker)- I am 5 feet 5 inches. Generally my body weight varies between 59 to 62 kgs when I am healthy. I have been a former smoker for around 25 years. I am facing nasal & throat congestion with throat clearing for 1 month.Slight weight loss (2.5 to 3 kgs). Normal …

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