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I have gained nearly 20 pounds in less than a year. I am a

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I have gained nearly 20 pounds in less than a year. I am a VERY active 46 year old woman in perimenopause.
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I am wondering if i should consult an endocrinologist.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I am on estrogen and testosterone along with losartan and metformin.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DR.EHTISHAM replied 9 months ago.

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Expert:  DR.EHTISHAM replied 9 months ago.

Thanks for asking

Do you have any other symptom than weight gain ?

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