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I am have always been bone thin skinny, I am growing very

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I am have always been bone thin skinny, I am growing very very tired of it and makes me depressed and self conscious about myself. It changes my life in every aspect from the way i dress to how i refuse to take off my shirt at the pool, removed the mirrors from my apartment so i dont have to see my skinnienss. Is there a medication that doctors can prescribe that is SPECIFICALLY for weight gain, not one that just increases appetite, because of my ADD i have to take adderall on a daily basis which does not let me eat no matter what i take to try and make myself hungry. I need a medication that will make me gain weight by slowing down my metabolism. Does that exist?
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Hi

I'm Dr Chaithanya attending you

I completely understand your concern and I'm here to help you

Though few medications help in weight gain, they can lead to many long term side effects

So, as a doctor I do not suggest you any medications and you are so young, age 22

Protein powders help in weight gain, muscle mass increases, and I can suggest few diet changes that help in weight gain

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Doctor: Dr Chaithanya, General Physician, Medical Researcher, All medical and health questions answered. replied 1 year ago

Have mixed fruit juices daily

Eggs, chicken, fish can help

Banana milkshake for breakfast and few bits can help

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Doctor: Dr Chaithanya, General Physician, Medical Researcher, All medical and health questions answered. replied 1 year ago

Panner, and vegetable salads can help

Check your thyroid levels as well. When you have high thyroid level, you tend to be think how much ever you eat

So check T3, T4, and TSH levels checked.

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Doctor: Dr Chaithanya, General Physician, Medical Researcher, All medical and health questions answered. replied 1 year ago

Hope this helps

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