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Mens Weight loose – BMI not gain

Patient: I am a slim Guy…. Height 6 feet… But weight is 65 how to get weight…

 

 

Symptoms: Slim

 

 

Doctor: Hello.Welcome to Ask The Doctor.I understand your concern.Following are the causes of weight loss or not able to gain weight at your age:1. Malabsorption syndrome.2. Inadequate diet3. Intestinal Tuberculosis.4. Normal constitution of the body.5. Hyperthyroidism.I would advise following in such scenario:1. To get anti-TTG Antibody test done to rule out Malabsorption syndrome like Celiac disease.2. Upper GI endoscopy3. Ultrasound Abdomen.4. Chest Xray5. Thyroid profile6. Hemogram with ESR.Share my opinion with your Doctor.I hope it helps.Stay Healthy

 


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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