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Symptoms of disease - Weight loss

Weight loss (emaciation) is a frequent symptom of the disease with reduced body weight. Drastic weight loss is called the depletion of or related (the latter term is often used to denote the exhaustion). Moderate weight loss can be not only a symptom of the disease, but also a variant of the norm, stemming from the constitutional feature of an organism, for example, people with type of asthenic physique.

In the basis of weight loss may be insufficient or inadequate nutrition, the violation of absorption of food, enhanced decay in the body of proteins, fats and carbohydrates, and high energy consumption (exogenous and endogenous-induced). Often, these mechanisms are combined. At various diseases of the time of occurrence, severity and specific mechanisms to reduce body weight significantly different.

Which diseases there is Weight loss

  • Long- term psycho-emotional stress (loss of appetite)
  • Acute and chronic infections and parasitic diseases (intestinal infection, tuberculosis, syphilis, malaria, amebiasis, helminthiasis, HIV-infection)
  • Diseases of the GASTROINTESTINAL tract (narrowing of the esophagus, cicatricial stenoses porter, malabsorption syndrome, chronic enterocolitis, liver cirrhosis, chronic pancreatitis)
  • Food neurogenetic disorders (bulimia, anorexia)

Which doctor should I contact if there is a Weight loss

  • Endocrinologist
  • Oncologist
  • Gastroenterologist
  • The Psychologist
  • Infectious Disease Specialist

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Do you have Weight loss? You should be very careful approach to your health in general. People pay not enough attention to the symptoms of the disease and don't realize that these diseases can be critically dangerous. There are many diseases that in the beginning didn't manifest in our body, but in the end it turns out, unfortunately, it have already been treated too late. Every disease has its own specific features typical symptoms - called symptoms of the disease. Definition of symptoms is the first step in the diagnosis of diseases in general. You just need a few times a year to be screened by a doctor, not only to prevent a terrible disease, but also to maintain a healthy spirit in a body and the organism in general.

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