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Dr. John Landi
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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

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I had unprotected sex last month around the 15th. I have been feeling extremely tired, having back aches and loss of appetite.

Take a preg test!: When you say last month, you must mean 7/15, correct? If this is the case, if you had gotten pregnant, it would certainly have shown up as a positive pregnancy test by this point. You must take a pregnancy test now. If it is negative, and you are late for your period, then you need to discuss this with your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Last week i struggled with pressure in my head, know im struggling with constipation. Im losing a lot of weight and a loss of appetite. What can it be?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Would could cause a stabbing pain under right ribs? Can last days. I'm 49. Occasionally feel sick and loss of appetite.

Liver? Gallbladder?: You describe the location of either your gallbladder or liver. Stabbing pain could be related to gallstones. This requires evaluation by your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Can kidney stone symptoms trigger loss of appetite or weight loss? I haven't had much of an appetite the last few days. Thank you kindly.

Kidney Stones : Blocking of the ureter by a stone, even temporarily, causes colic. This brings on pain in most, but, can also produce nausea and vomiting. If you do not have a full effect of vomiting from the stone, you may experience it's symptoms as a loss of appetite with some subsequent weight loss. Be sure to drink plenty of fluids to help it pass. Some sugar in your drink may help with weight loss. ...Read more

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15 days late. Been having clear watery discharge the last couple of days. Loss of appetite, craving milk, but 2 neg. pregnancy tests. what is wrong?

15 days late. Been having clear watery discharge the last couple of days. Loss of appetite, craving milk, but 2 neg. pregnancy tests. what is wrong?

Exclude vaginal infx: Suggest to exclude vaginal infections by using over the counter test methods . Ask the pharmacist on the best option. If symptoms persist, go for an exam. ...Read more

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Hi over the last couple of days I have had a loss of energy, had headaches, I've been sleeping a lot, feeling cold constantly and a loss of appetite.

See a doctor: Hi. Could be a viral syndrome or something worse. I advise you talk with your doctor. Probably nothing, but don't gamble with your health. All the best! ...Read more

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Been sick last 3 days with nausea and loss of appetite. Started feeling somewhat better today and relapse with pressure at pit of stomach and gagging?

Been sick last 3 days with nausea and loss of appetite. Started feeling somewhat better today and relapse with pressure at pit of stomach and gagging?

Nausea x3 days: If sexually active (even with contraception), check a pregnancy test. Nausea is very common early in pregnancy. Usually these things are viruses that pass after a couple of days. Unless you have fevers, worsening pain or bloody diarrhea, you can treat yourself at home. Stay well-hydrated with plenty of water or broth. Ginger could help settle your stomach. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Engel
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Thalassemia (Definition)

An inherited condition ...Read more