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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Klinefelter syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Klinefelter's syndrome
  • XXY syndrome
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Your Question

I was diagnosed with Klinefelter syndrome. I have been trying to lose some of the fat around my waist for years. Does Klinefelter syndrome cause weight gain or make it harder to lose weight?

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Other Names for this Disease
  • Klinefelter's syndrome
  • XXY syndrome
Related Diseases
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.