Uncontrollable weight loss

Patient

Q: I am a 19 year old 5'5 female who is very active in sport but who eats a very well balanced diet. I usually weight around 65kg but in the past week i have lost a considerable amount of weight am down to 48kg. I cannot understand how this dramatic weight loss has occured as i have not changed anything in my routine. what could have caused this and how can i put back on the weight

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