See below: Weight loss in a otherwise healthy and asymptomatic young person is unlikely to be due to significant underlying illness in the absence of abnormal routine labs or an abnormal physical exam. Yes, I look at blood tests, but I also look at body temperature. I have been losing quiet a bit of weight recently, I have always been about 8.5 stone but have dropped to 7.1 in just 3 weeks. (weigh 145 and am 5 ft 5 in) My blood tests keep getting worse. NHS Choices. The only exception is when overweight children lose weight under a doctor's supervision. 1 It ѕееmѕ рrеttу сut аnd dry, rіght? If the blood tests such as TSH, T3, T4 come back normal, yet the person has a body temperature that averages 1 degree below normal, their thyroid is underperforming. Unexplained weight loss is a noticeable drop in body weight that occurs even if the person is not trying to lose weight. My other bilirubin levels keep rising, but are within normal range. American Academy of Family Physicians. I also, had fundoplication surgery as they thought that many of my symptoms were caused by acid reflux (they were not). I also have chronic sinus and IBS, too. This decision guide does not replace that call and should not delay it, but will give you an idea of some of the questions the doctor will have, and what tests or treatments may be ordered. 2.1 What Lаb Tеѕtѕ Wіll Hеlр fоr … So I lost more weight after that, but still continued to lose abnormal amounts of weight even following this. As for the A1c, it can miss some abnormalities because swings from … An estimated 40% of people with cancer (all types of cancer) experience unexplained weight loss when they are first diagnosed. Yet my temperature is still above 37 and I'm losing weight. Unintentional weight loss.Accessed 9/4/2018. Also i was tested for diabetes after they found ketones in my urine but that come back negative. My total bilirubin is now at the highest point it can be without being flagged high. Is it any wonder you are thinking, “My Thyroid Test Came Back Normal But I Still Have Symptoms”? Be sure to check thyroid function and have a chest x-ray. Unintentional Weight Loss in Older Adults.Accessed 9/4/2018. I have passed out a few times and gone to a + e but they say see doctor. As Dr. Berkowitz points out, the fasting measure can still be in the normal range even if postmeal numbers are elevated. I have not changed my diet and i have had a cbc and that's normal. The weight loss does not come about because of diet, exercise or lifestyle changes. Any unexplained weight loss in a child warrants a call to the doctor. I am at a normal healthy weight now. As with your husband, all tests have showed up normal including a colonoscopy, endoscopy, ultrasound, blood tests. When blood cancers cause weight loss as an early symptom of the disease, it is typically unexpected weight loss, or weight loss that occurs without trying to lose weight. What is unexplained weight loss? 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