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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
Loss of appetite 4 days late period headaches nausea, these are symptoms I'm having. What does this mean?
How to treat hyperthyroid after bilateral parathyroidectomy. Three weeks ago I had a bilateral parathyroidectomy & no surgical complications. 5 days after surgery I started experiencing rapid pulse rate, sweating, and loss of appetite which continued to w
While: While it is possible that the hyperthyroidism is unrelated to your recent surgery and just happened to start now, it is more likely that you are suffering from a traumatic thyroiditis, inflamation of the thyroid caused by trauma during the surgery. If that is the case the Methimazole won't do any good, as the gland is not overactive, it is just leaking hormone that is normally stored there. In that case the problem should resolve on its own over a few weeks. If the symptoms are a problem, perhaps an increase in the beta blocker dose will help. ...Read more
I was treated for UTI 3 months ago with ciproflaxin could that be the cause of my loss of appetite. I also take carvedilol & nifecard XL 30mg for bp?
Not likely: Especially 3 months later.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Pls can u advice me ; what r the treatments /medicines for chronic gastritis. And chronic loss of appetite thanks?
What do I have and how can I cure it? I have cold sweats at night when I sleep mucus build up in my chest terrible cough fever loss of appetite
Was prescribe with drug having diclofenac potassium. After taking it stool turn black with mucus loss of appetite and stomachgrams how serious is it?
Possibly serious: Black or tarry stools could result from a GI bleed related to diclofenac. Contact your doctor asap and have your stool tested for blood and a blood count done. ...Read more
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
I had stomach flu twice in 2 weeks. Nausea and vomiting. Diarrhea-like cramp. Fever. Loss appetite. Anything I can do to prevent getting it again?
Is it ok to take a diet aid while taking Adderall and Prozac to avoid weight gain? They both cause loss of appetite for me but gained on Zoloft (sertraline) smehow
Maybe: A constellation of (generally mild) symptoms constitute the personal "normal" for each woman during periods, however influenced by genetic factors and variable over time. Some may even suffer excessive appetite.At certain age, or for other reasons symptoms may change. Question is:what is your personal normalcy? Since any substantial changes from it deserve a comment from your dr/gyn. Best wishes. ...Read more
What are the risks of having a hemoglobin level of 7.5? I have low iron anemia, easy bruising, chest pains, and loss of appetite.
A lot: Possible organ damage, especially the heart. It can lead to high output cardiac failure. You need to get this corrected! Not a trivial matter. It can also affect your schooling. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Can being worried/stressed cause you to lose 5-7 lbs in a week? Eating the same amount and no loss in appetite.
That's a lot: That's a lot of weight loss in only 1 week, even if you're worried ; stressed. Do you have any other symptoms? If this continues, please see your physician. Sometimes thyroid problems can show up this way. ...Read more
Consider this...: Gi tract has a limited # of symptoms to signal its distress--nausea/vomiting, diarrhea/constipation, bloating, pain, fullness, bleeding, etc. Many of these characterize ibs, but are also seen with inflammatory, infectious, ischemic, malabsorptive, metabolic, ; functional disorders. Directed lab work, imaging, biopsies, stool studies will find your answer ; direct treatment. Chance of pregnancy? ...Read more
Scared.10 lb unintended wght loss. Poor appetite. Cant gain. Many tests. All normal including colonoscopy. Very worried. What can I do? What could be wrong
Many causes for weig:
Such weight loss can be caused by benign conditions like hyperactive thyroid (thyrotoxicosis), malabsorption, or emotional disorders like depression. Lastly it could be due to cancer.
You need to seek a second opinion unless your first doctor is still pursuing the cause of your weight loss. I would suggest further investigations/tests from an internist who can check you thoughly for likely causes. ...Read more
Multiple things: The most common cause of combined loss of appetite and insomnia, would be depression. You could start with your primary care physician for an evaluation -- and depending on what all is going on with you, s/he may also want you to see a psychiatrist and/or sleep specialist. If depression is diagnosed, there are helpful treatments with both psychotherapy and medications. Many reasons for hope! ...Read more
Can'ttell here; C MD: Don't know you; can be due to lots of issues, some are serious, some are not; some are temporary or short-term, others are not. See md. ...Read more
Small frequent meals: Its not unusual for travellers to change their norm--diet, activity, bowel habits, fluid ; alcohol intake. Any of these alterations, +/- the stress of travel, may promote an change in appetite. If your anorexia only presents when travelling, relax ; accomodate with smaller more frequent meals ; avoid things that upset the gut. If your anorexia is becoming a trend, even when home, seek help please. ...Read more
Anorexia: Loss of appetite, medically referred to as anorexia, can be caused by a variety of conditions and diseases. Some of the conditions can be temporary and reversible, such as loss of appetite from the effects of medications. Some of the conditions can be more serious, such as from the effects of underlying cancer. Ref: http://www. Medicinenet. Com/loss_of_appetite/symptoms. Htm ...Read more