Loss of weight : Medical Symptom Description


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Loss of weight: Loss of weight is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom Weight loss. For a medical symptom description of 'Loss of weight', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Weight loss (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Loss of weight' may be possible.
Weight loss (symptom): Loss of body weight.
Weight loss (symptom): Loss of body weight can occur due to various conditions ranging from undereating, eating disorders, to severe metabolic conditions including diabetes. Infant weight loss is often classed as failure to thrive. For inadequate growth without weight loss see poor growth. Any unexplained weight loss needs prompt professional medical advice for diagnosis and treatment.

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