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Home Remedies For Loss Of Appetite
It depends: Most 2 year olds eat less than they did when they were younger (per body size). They may be too active to sit down for a long meal, they may become more picky, or they may start resisting your control. They also may be sick and need to be seen by a doctor. If he isn't feeling well, have him checked by his doctor to make sure it isn't an ear infection, stomach bug or other problem. ...Read more
I have been having ear pain, headaches, and a sore throat for a week, my ears started draining more tonight as well as down my throat. Loss of appetite I've tried most home remedies without any improvement?
22 mo. old had a fever of 102-103 for 6 days. Has had some loss of appetite and is lethargic at times w phlegmy cough. Peds.sent us home no tests done?
Needs another visit: Six days of a high fever, even in the absence of physical findings, deserves at least a urine and blood test as well as possibly a chest xray. Urinary tract infections are often missed in febrile toddlers. Pneumonia can be hard to hear on an exam. All of these could be due to the virulent enterovirus now circulating across the US but one cannot be sure or exclude other sources without testing ...Read more
Had a bout of diarrhea, stomach upset, nausea a few days ago. Only moderate nausea and appetite loss remain. Why? Home treatment? How long?
Viral gastroenteriti: Most likely explanation given your age, constellation of symptoms and course of improvement is acute viral gastroenteritis. Food poisoning is another possibility. Newly acquired h pylori infection of stomach could present this way. Expect recovery but if symptoms persist or worsen see a physician for evaluation. ...Read more
I have a disease thatwithout receiving professional dental treatment, results in the tooth loss? Any home remedies?
My partner is 50 years old and has lost a lot of weight in the last three months, also has loss of appetite, what could be the cause?
Many causes . . .: Hyperthyroidism or overactive thyroid can cause weight loss. So can depression. Colon cancer is another cause and why we recommend screening colonoscopy start at 50yo in those w/o known risk factors eg family history. Therefore your partner needs to go see his/her family doctor immediately for complete evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
You : would not be as hungry.Get a more detailed answer ›
Total loss of appetite or inability to eat more than (just guessing) 2/3 cup of food, what's wrong?
Loss of appetite: This could be a symptom of depression, and/or it could point to a medical condition. Talk with your family doctor first to make sure there's no underlying medical condition, and then get a psychiatric consultation to determine if medication is needed to treat your this problem. ...Read more
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