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My husband is undergoing chemo/avastin for stage 4 non small cell lung cancer. Dr stopped chemo after 6 cycles cause weight loss. Is this risky?

My husband is undergoing chemo/avastin for stage 4 non small cell lung cancer. Dr stopped chemo after 6 cycles cause weight loss. Is this risky?

Depends : Weight loss may be due to side effect from chemo or tumor progression despite the chemo. Either way, stopping the chemo is reasonable. ...Read more

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Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
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Loss Of Appetite (Definition)

Loss of appetite is a symptom in which a person loses some desire to eat or drink foods, and has less appetite than normal for somebody of his age and size. Many illnesses, physical and psychological, can cause ...Read more


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Can avastin (bevacizumab) cause an increase of tumor markers?

Can avastin (bevacizumab) cause an increase of tumor markers?

Bevasizumab or: Avastin (bevacizumab) vies with vascular endothelial growth factor. It's action interferes with development or growth of blood vessels needed by tumors. Causes incresed blood pressure and bleeding as leading toxicity. No obvious reason that it should influence tumor markers. ...Read more

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My father 87 has had 5 eye injection for wet eye with drug called AVASTIN .Read this drug could cause anemia.could this be why his hemoglobin is at 92?

My father 87 has had 5 eye injection for wet eye with drug called AVASTIN .Read this drug could cause anemia.could this be why his hemoglobin is at 92?

No: The anemia business was when the stuff was used systemically in one particular cancer chemotherapy combination. He and his physician need to find some other cause of his anemia, which is a serious business. Avastin / bevacizumab in the eye isn't going to make Dad anemic. Is he malnourished? Stomach ulcer / cancer / colon cancer? Other cause? ...Read more

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What could cause loss of appetite?

What could cause loss of appetite?

Million things : Stress serotonin which is your happy juice regulate your sleep and wt and appetite too depression is the common and anxiety are the common after all the medical work up is clear go to your doctor to have medical clearance first. ...Read more

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Can amoxicillian cause loss of appetite?

Can amoxicillian cause loss of appetite?

Not normally: Amoxicillin can cause nausea, not a loss of appetite. However, the symptom of nausea will give you sensation of not wanting to eat. When you take the amoxicillin, eat something with it like a few crackers to decrease the nausea sensation. ...Read more

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What can cause loss of appetite from anxiety?

What can cause loss of appetite from anxiety?

Many variables: Some people who are experiencing anxiety, are also feeling sad, depressed, which could lead to loss of appetite. When person is anxious it may cause the certain neurochemical and psychological changes in your brain&mind which will decrease your appetite. That's why the consultation with psychiatrist is an important step which will help you to explore the causes of appetite loss for you personally. ...Read more

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What could cause loss of appetite in a 14 year old?

What could cause loss of appetite in a 14 year old?

Check for Depression: Many things some normal some not so good. Hormonal changes and puberty. Thyroid disease. But do not forget depression that is treatable and could be dangerous if left unchecked! ...Read more

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Does hiatal hernial cause loss of appetite?

It could: Hiatal hernia is a deformity whereby the stomach pushes through the diaphragm and parts of the stomach instead of being under the diaphragm sits in the chest cavity. This causes a lot of various symptoms such as pain burping and early satiety which is what you're describing. It can also cause nausea. ...Read more