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Forum Name: Gastroenterology Topics
Question: Weight Loss
|kkinj405 - Mon Nov 12, 2007 10:38 am||
Im 21 year old female, within the past two months i have lost a minimum of 15 lbs. I have not changed my diet and i have not changed my diet in any way!! I have had previous surgeries, including a bowel resection and appendectomy about 4 years ago. I was just wondering if this was normal, i went to the doctor about 1 1/2 months ago for a check up and weighed about 125, i just currently went back in and found that i weighed under 110 lbs. if you could just let me know if this is a normal occurance that would be great.
|Debbie Miller, RN - Mon Nov 12, 2007 11:04 pm||
This would not be considered normal in the absence of any diet or exercise change. I wonder if you have a thyroid problem or some type of absorption deficiency. You should see your doctor about any unexplained weight loss. Good luck.
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