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Can Vertigo Make You Lose Your Lunch And Cause A Loss Of Appetite
Yes, in children: Giardiasis is a great example of this..It is generally a self-limited infection in adults, and rare instance of peristent infection can be easily treated with some antibiotic such as Metronidazole etc..But is young children, this bug can attach to the lining of small intestines causing malabsorption, disaccharidase deficiency, wt loss, and growth retardation etc..Consult your doc..Good luck. ...Read more
Can loss of appetite make your stomach bloat? Was not able to eat for a week due to loss of appetite
Which came first?: Symptomatology as you describe is not to be ignored--its a warning sign that something may be wrong inside your abdomen. Please see the many HealthTap answers on the subject of what causes anorexia & abdominal distress with bloating. Not all such problems are serious, but you don't want to miss the problem that is. Your constellation of symptoms may or may not be causative. Get checked please. ...Read more
Can being worried/stressed cause you to lose 5-7 lbs in a week? Eating the same amount and no loss in appetite.
That's a lot: That's a lot of weight loss in only 1 week, even if you're worried ; stressed. Do you have any other symptoms? If this continues, please see your physician. Sometimes thyroid problems can show up this way. ...Read more
Is there a supplement that I can take to get rid of extreme fatigue and sleepiness, and to give me energy? I don't eat meat and exercise regularly.
Major Depression: I understand your distress. I commend you for eating healthy and exercising regularly. “extreme fatigue and sleepiness” are symptoms of Depression. Rather than supplements, have Balanced Diet: Milk, yogurt, Brown Rice, quinoa, millet, barley, buckwheat, Oatmeal. Vegetables- Fruits - Beans and lentils, soy foods, nuts, Fish twice a week See Psychiatrist for Diagnosis, Therapy and Medication. ...Read more
Can a drop in sugar cause dizziness, naseua, lightheadedness and no balance and what can I eat to help?
Yes: Dizziness, nausea, lightheadedness, and feeling off-balance can all be symptoms of low blood sugar. Try drinking a glass of milk or juice and see if the symptoms go away. If you have a blood glucose monitor at home, always check your blood sugar if you are having these symptoms. If they persist after a snack, a physician can evaluate the problem. ...Read more
Yes: Those are all symptoms of liver insufficiency. You should make an appointment to see your doctor. ...Read more
What can cause undigested food in stool and weight loss? I also get very weak, shaky and tachycardic after eating. Thank you in advance
IBD: Irritable Bowel Disease and Crohn's disease may cause the symptoms you are having. If you are losing a lot of fluid because you intestines are not absorbing nutrients and fluids, you could go hypotensive (low Blood Pressure) and Hypovolemic (low volume of fluid) and could cause tachycardia, and this could be causing weakness. See a physician immediately. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Loosing weight may be a warning sign of cancer. Does the person eat less or does the body's metabolism speed up to cause weight loss? Thank-you.
Loss of appetite: In presence of a malignant tumor, wt. loss is common even without other symptoms. Here depending on the malignant lesion loss of weight and appetite occur. The resulting process is referred to a cachexia or wasting syndrome in a patient not actively trying to lose wt. Tumors associated with cachexia found to produce TNF . When sequenced, the TNF was found to have same sequence as Cachectin ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Help docs! i'm trying to lose weight and i heard that if you have a deficiency of a few vitamins and minerals you may not be able to lose weight as easily?
True: It takes a fined tuned machine to keep the metabolism up. ...Read more
What do you think of The Virgin Diet and decreasing sugar and what would be a minimal sugar have per day to see possible weight loss? AmHypothroid?
Fewer calories: I don't know the details of the Virgin diet but it appears to be a variation on a low carbohydrate diet. Weight loss occurs when you take in fewer calories than you burn up. There is no magic to this formula. Since fats tend to increase satiety more than carbohydrates, by eating more fats and less carbs, most people end up eating fewer calories and therefore lose weight. ...Read more
One possible cause: Will be the possibility of depression not uncommonly seen in a patient with heart disease specially after interventions and hospitalizations. Drug induced, diabetes, hyperthyroid can be another possibilities. I will recommend see your physician asap for avoid history and physical and look for a cause. Malnutrition not good in the presence of coronary artery disease. ...Read more
What tablet can you take to help with weight loss when you reach a plateau and you can't lose any more despite exercise and 1000 calories ?
No pills: key is low carb diet consisting of meats and above ground veges. No sugar no grains no potato sweet potato. Besides calories source of calories also Matters. Get calories from meats and above ground veges and cut out fats also but not more than 1-2 months. You need heathy fats also like cold pressed oils ...Read more
What conditions/poss disease would cause "complete loss of hunger" can go days with out eating n' never feel hunger....Must make myself eat purposly?
G.i. problem, psych: Loss of appetite is due to a variety of reasons ranging from poor health to emotional disorders. Medical conditions ranging from mouth sores to digestive disorders (ulcers, liver/gallbladder) can cause a loss of appetite, as can certain medications. Depression and anxiety disorders often create a lack of appetite. Get seen read more: http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/88106-causes-loss-ap. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can infection cause me to have emotional distress, depression, and stress and lost of sleep and lost of appetite and scared to eat anything
Infection: Yes on alll accounts. Speak to your physician . You need to speak to a psychologist or psychiatrist for help. ...Read more
I was diagnosed today with Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. Can this cause loss of appetite?
For two weeks i've been experiencing hot flashes, severe stomach pains, headaches, nausea, dizziness, and loss of appetite. What could cause this?
What causes chronic fatigue, nausea, loss of appetite, dizziness, blurred vision and overall achiness. Blood tests..Low vit d/b12, high calcium/pth ?
Those things can,,,: All the things you mentioned can give you many of those symptoms. Vit B12 deficiency especially can do it. The high PTH is a concern also as it can mean a possible adenoma, so it would be smart to see your doctor for therapy to correct your deficiencies and find out why the ca/pth is high. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son has vertigo, is nauseous but minimal vomiting, sweating but no fever, lethargic and has a loss of appetite. blood cell counts are fine.
Nausea fatigue sharp stomach pains inner trembling loss of appetite. Began 5dys ago after vertigo in shower/vomiting. Period in 2wk. Unable to see Doc?
Migraines nausea fatigue diarrhea sharp stomach pains inner trembling loss of appetite. Began 5dys ago after vertigo in shower/vomiting. Period in 2wk?
Having bad dizziness past 2 days, sit and laying makes no difference, slight loss of appetite. I do not feel unbalanced though.
Check your BP: and you need to checked by your doctor anyways, it may be circulatory system, your heart rythm , or just a subjective feeling, wish you wellness, ...Read more
Get it evaluated: These symptoms are relatively nonspecific and can be a component of several different conditions. It means that you need to see a doctor and have some tests run. ...Read more
I've been having nausea daily for a month and it has been accompanied by a loss of appetite, dizziness, vomiting. What could it be?
Nausea and Vomiting: Thank you for your question. This is a common complaint for primary care physicians to hear. My first guess, based upon your age is an ulcer or severe and prolonged gerd or "reflux disease". You should be seen as soon as possible by a medical provider who can take a full history and examination and lab work. You may need to even see a gastroenterologist to find the direct cause of your symptom. ...Read more
Loss of appetite, collapsing ,coughing, dizziness, depression, "zoning out. is me having these symptoms dangerous?
Could well be: I know that I wouldn't feel safe with you driving or doing anything important. Your physical health and strength will be impacted and as we enter cold/flu season this is risky. You're missing important time in learning skills and information about how to be a successful adult and not being available for what could be a fun time of life. So, yes I think it is. Best wishes! ...Read more
I have had my IUD now for three years I have recently been experiencing extreme fatigue, dizziness, loss of appetite and cannot feel my strings ?
IUD check: If you can not feel the IUD strings then schedule a visit for your doctor to check it. A sonogram can be done if there is doubt about the location. Fatigue, dizziness and loss of appetite should be evaluated by your primary care doctor and are unlikely to be related to an IUD. ...Read more
A post menopausal 52 years women suddenly feeling loss of appetite for 1month, feeling sad and dizziness. On physical examination reports are normal.
My symptoms include extreme weight loss, loss of appetite, headaches, dizziness, and passing out. What is wrong with me?
I have had migraines, dizziness, chest pains, nosebleeds, and now loss of appetite almost every day. What do I have and should do!
What you should do: If you read the HealthTap disclaimer you were supposed to read when you signed up, you'll see that HealthTap is not for diagnosis; so "what do I have" is not a question you'll get an answer to. However, what it COULD be is very severe hypertension, which can be fatal if not treated. What you "should do" is get yourself to a doctor &/or get your BP checked IMMEDIATELY. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Difficult to say ..: As I would like to help you but there just isn't enough detail for me to be able to better identify what is going on. Nausea, loss of appetite and abdominal can be a signs of many different things. Without more information about your past history, what may have preceeded the development of your symptoms, the nature of the pain the best I can suggest is seeking an in-person evaluation by a doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had anemia in the past. I wanted to know the symptoms of leukemia. I have dizziness, headache, loss of appetite I eat sometimes 1 a day. Bruise easy?
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