Unexplained Weight Loss

doctor-patient-squareUnexplained weight loss has both medical and non-medical causes, or a combination of several things can cause unexplained weight loss. Some things that can cause unexplained weight loss include:

  • cancer
  • celiac disease
  • dementia
  • diabetes
  • medications
  • and many, many more medical and non-medical conditions

As you can see, unexplained weight loss is a serious thing that needs medical treatment.

What are the most common symptoms of unexplained weight loss?
Abnormal and unexplained weight loss can cause:

  • weakness
  • lethargy
  • alcohol or drug abuse
  • anorexia
  • gastrointestinal symptoms and problems

The most common treatment options for unexplained weight loss

Treatment will depend heavily on what is causing the weight loss. However, there are many times when weight loss is unexplained and we cannot pinpoint what is causing the condition.

We will speak with you about the issues and symptoms you are experiencing so that we can determine how to provide the best treatment possible.

What is the next step?

If you are experiencing unexplained weight loss and it has become a concern, call GastroCare LI. We can schedule an appointment for you. We will speak with you about your concerns, determine what is causing your condition (sometimes a cause for unexplained weight loss is never determined) and provide treatment when needed.

Do not let your fears or worries about unexplained weight loss get the best of you. Call us today to get the proper treatment.

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