Thinness: Underweight and thin
Introduction: Being thin may simply be within the normal ranges for your genetic makeup. However, thinness can also indicate a variety of medical conditions, especially if it arises via weight loss. Any growth abnormality or unexplained weight loss needs careful professional medical investigation.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Thinness:
Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:
- Symptoms of the Silent Killer Diseases
- Symptoms and Medical Malpractice
- Medical mistakes and their rates, causes and prevention
- Deaths and sudden death
Symptoms related to Thinness: underweight (4), weight loss (120), poor growth (51)
Thinness type of: Weight loss (120)
Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions
Possible causes of symptom: Thinness: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Thinness as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.
- Normal genetic variation
- Excessive dieting
- Excessive exercising
- Anorexia nervosa
- Failure to thrive
- Pyloric stenosis
- See also causes of weight loss
Conditions listing symptoms: Thinness: The following list of conditions have 'Thinness' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Conditions listing complications: Thinness: The following list of conditions have 'Thinness' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Medical Tools & Articles:
- Risk Factor Center
- Medical Statistics Center
- Medical Treatment Center
- Prevention Center
- Medical Tests Center