Weight loss


When to seek immediate medical care

See a health care professional immediately if weight loss:

  • Can't be explained by a change in diet or lifestyle.
  • Occurs with excessive thirst and frequent urination.

When to make a doctor's appointment

Make an appointment to see a health care professional if there is:

  • Excessive weight loss that's not on purpose.
  • Any digestive symptom such as stomach pain, feeling full quickly or trouble swallowing.
  • Nausea or lack of appetite along with the weight loss.