Ask an expert
Question

13 Dec 2002

22 and underweight
I would like to kno if theres anything i can do to gain weight. I'm 22 , a guy and weight 48kg.
I eat quite alot, drink LOTS of water. I play sport and smoke..but i dnt think this is the cause..
please help!!
Answer 387 views
Expert
CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Sum|, if you stop smoking you will gain 2-3 kg without doing anything else. If you’re taller than 1.55m, you are underweight and the best would be to have your doctor take a look. I doubt that it’s something serious, but you might be suffering from something like an over-active thyroid gland, diabetes, anaemia, etc. Good luck.
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.