A 30-year-old member asked:
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is it normal to have a loss of appetite during your period? not complaning, just curious.

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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Appetite loss&increa: It varies, some have increase in appetite and others loss of appetite.Both are normal, as long as normal appetite returns after the periods.
Answered on Jul 3, 2017

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