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Used steroidal treat. Increased weight. What can I do?

Sir my weight was 52 bfre 2 yeas. I use a steroidel treat. After 5 mnth of dis my weight bcme 70 and my bdy size was increas.after leave treat my weigh bcme decrease regularly.after 1 year(in midst the duratn start treat and now ). My weight bcme 52 as first . Befre 6 mnth i start same treat. My weight bcme52 to 65 now bt my body size is same as 52. Bt weight increase 12 kg. My bdy size is nt increase. Plz tell me treatment? I am in trouble. My age 20 years nw.
Asked On : Sun, 29 Apr 2012
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Welcome to HCM.
I understand your concern.
Weight gain by steroid treatment is not at all recommended. Now, which appears as weight gain without body mass increase is due to fluid retention inside your body which is a side effect of steroid treatment.
I advise you to slowly taper the dose of steroid and stop it and not to take steroids in future.
Try to gain weight in a health way by means of good high protein balance diet along with exercise.
Hope this will be helpful.
Do ask if any further question is there.
Take care.
Answered: Tue, 3 Feb 2015
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