Rapid weight loss

What is Rapid weight loss?

Rapid weight loss is 5% loss of weight in a person within 3 months without the intention of losing it. There are many causes including infections like AIDS, Tuberculosis and other causes like cancer and hormonal conditions.

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My question is HIV related.
I had a low risk exposure(Vaginal Insertion with a condom for couple minutes and don't know if its broken) 6 weeks ago...

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Brief Answer:
Take a test for HIV.

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for your query at HCM.
I understand your concern and situation.

It is unnecessary to...

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43 year old female b-12 elevated,vitamin d 3.4,rapid weight loss in 2 1/2 months 75 pounds extreme pain deep in bones and muscles,hair loss,neck...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
WEIGHT LOSS

Detailed Answer:
DEAR HAWK,
RAPID WEIGHT LOSS WITH BONE PAINS, HEADACHE BLURRED VISION WITH MUSCULAR PAIN SEEMS...

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hello doctor
I have been facing abdominal discomfort, like a feeling of fullness in the stomach Even after emptying the bowel.and also rapid weight loss...

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Brief Answer:
Warrants an immediate examination

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for query.

Excessive sweating, rapid weight loss are not good signs...

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