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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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Gave birth 2 years ago, gallbladder removal..Now loss of appetite, bad nausea after every meal, can't keep meal in long after I eat for last 7 months?

Gave birth 2 years ago, gallbladder removal..Now loss of appetite, bad nausea after every meal, can't keep meal in long after I eat for last 7 months?

U Need 2 C a GI Dr.: The symptoms that you are describing are not typical of someone who has had their gallbladder removed & is likely unrelated. They are also of such severity and chronicity that you should make an appointment to see a gastroenterologist. They will likely recommend upper endoscopy to look for any abnormalities that may be causing your problems. I hope you get better soon. ...Read more

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Complete loss of appetite, food makes me feel sick? 8 weeks. How much longer?

Complete loss of appetite, food makes me feel sick? 8 weeks. How much longer?

Apetitite loss: See your family doctor and ask about possible liver disease contributing to your nausea and loss of apetite. ...Read more

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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 more

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Went from 220lbs to 168 in 11. Last 13lbs lost within 2wks. Unintentionally. Loss of appetite. get like a cold sensation in body making me do a twitch

Went from 220lbs to 168 in 11. Last 13lbs lost within 2wks. Unintentionally. Loss of appetite. get like a cold sensation in body making me do a twitch

Get checked: These are all nonspecific symptoms, but together are serious enough that you should be seen by your doctor as soon as possible. Unintentional weight loss of that magnitude with other full body symptoms warrant talking to a doctor face to face. ...Read more

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What are some reasons for a loss of appetite for a long period of time?

A multitude of cause: There could be a lot of reasons. Depression, stress, gastrointestinal problems, endocrine causes, even in the worst scenario cancer. (very low incidence in your age) If you are losing weight you should be screened for depression, look at the stress in your life and get some testing done. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Engel
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Thalassemia (Definition)

Thalassemia is sever anemia,it ...Read more