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Doctor insights on: How Long Does Loss Of Appetite Associated With Thalassemia Last

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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Appetite Changes (Definition)

Appetite changes = increased or decreased desire to eat ...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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Suffering extreme fatigue and loss of appetite following first chemo treatment for metastatic pancoast tumor. Any guess how long this will last?

Suffering extreme fatigue and loss of appetite following first chemo treatment for metastatic pancoast tumor. Any guess how long this will last?

Few weeks to few Ms: As side effects for chemotherapy medications you will be having them . Also whether you are responding to the treatment or not , the symptoms persisting after will give an indication. Well responding tumours after minimum of 4-6 wks of therapy should be showing some improvement of appetite , less fatigue etc. Your oncolo. & pcp will be following you in this regard in addition to you watching wt. ...Read more

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How long do azithromycin like loss of appetite stomach cramps and nausea last?

How long do azithromycin like loss of appetite stomach cramps and nausea last?

Abdominal symptoms: Should resolve shortly after stopping the med. If you have persistent diarrhea afterwards you should see your doc. ...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?

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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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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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

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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

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

Dr. Michael Engel
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Thalassemia (Definition)

An inherited condition ...Read more