Rapid Weight loss causes? - page 2
What kinds of things would cause rapid weight loss? 34 lbs in 30 days I am stuck on Thyroid? P.S. Thanks for the postoperative hysterectomy help, funny thing is I learned that in class today. I... Read More
Mar 5, '03Originally posted by cpgrn
I'm not kidding. A surprise divorce and I went from a size 9 to a 4 in no time!
Mar 5, '03A very large tapeworm perhaps?
That, and CA, hyperthyroid, intestinal disorders that decrease absorption, stress, substituting food with ETOH, Alzheimer's patients that plain just forget to eat....and the list goes on.
AnneLast edit by KC CHICK on Mar 5, '03
Mar 6, '03Freshman RN,
You are on the right track. As you develop your skills, you will learn critical thinking, which is what you are referring to when you said that you don't make conncetions sometimes. It'll come with time though, don't worry.
Mar 6, '03Originally posted by Kayzee
What comes to mind first is also cancer. Has a pt. with pancreatic Ca and he lost wt. rapidly.