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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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Can amoxicillian cause loss of appetite?

Can amoxicillian cause loss of appetite?

Not normally: Amoxicillin can cause nausea, not a loss of appetite. However, the symptom of nausea will give you sensation of not wanting to eat. When you take the amoxicillin, eat something with it like a few crackers to decrease the nausea sensation. ...Read more

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What causes loss of appetite and insomnia?

What causes loss of appetite and insomnia?

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

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What can cause loss of appetite from anxiety?

What can cause loss of appetite from anxiety?

Many variables: Some people who are experiencing anxiety, are also feeling sad, depressed, which could lead to loss of appetite. When person is anxious it may cause the certain neurochemical and psychological changes in your brain&mind which will decrease your appetite. That's why the consultation with psychiatrist is an important step which will help you to explore the causes of appetite loss for you personally. ...Read more

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How to cope with a loss of appetite from flu?

How to cope with a loss of appetite from flu?

Cannot: Stay hydrated with clear liquids. Your appetite suppression is part of the body's reaction to fighting infection, for which there are teleological explanations beyond this venue. Appetite will return as your illness recedes. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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What causes loss of appetite and being lethargic?

What causes loss of appetite and being lethargic?

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

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What could cause loss of appetite in a 14 year old?

What could cause loss of appetite in a 14 year old?

Check for Depression: Many things some normal some not so good. Hormonal changes and puberty. Thyroid disease. But do not forget depression that is treatable and could be dangerous if left unchecked! ...Read more

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Should I expect a loss of appetite with a common cold?

Common cold: Quite natural. Your immune system is trying to defend against the virus. ...Read more

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Remedy for loss of appetite in a child less than 2years?

Remedy for loss of appetite in a child less than 2years?

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