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Soft Stool And Decreased Appetite After Antibiotics
My 5 month old has decreased appetite and passes stools 3 times a day (the usual for her is 1). Stools are normal, not runny. Could it be teething?
Probably not: Teething symptoms are not usually related to appetite or bowel movements. If teething is the issue it may be the texture/feel of the food in the mouth that may keep your child from eating. Try food with different textures, flavors, or temperatures to see if appetite returns. If not then it could be something else and if she/he is not eating enough see the doctor. ...Read more
26F RUQ pain >6m. Persistent, crampy, moderate. Normal u/s and HIDA. Still pain, every day. Normal labs. Decreased appetite, nausea when I eat/drink anything. Excess mucus in stool, no blood. should I push for answers, or is this my new norm?
Here are some...: What reported seems suggesting your GI-tract does not agree with what you consume, but maybe too early to say for sure what it may be. At present, it is useful to follow instructions described in https://ebettercare.com/feel-become-sick/. Thereby you gain insight on how to work well with doctor so to timely reach right diagnosis for right care. Best.... ...Read more
Painful BMs, past blood in stool, random low grade fevers, cramps and pain. Excess gas, decreased appetite. It's been 4 months now. What is this?
Need specialists: The symptoms are not specific to a disease but may be from a number of benign or self limiting inflammatory or infections origin so a visit to a gastroenterologist with complete history exam and perhaps tissue evaluation may clarify your disease if it is one of chronic non-specific types or more specific type. ...Read more
My 2.5 year old, who is diabetic, has had a decreased appetite for the last couple weeks. Her blood sugars are normal and she doesn't appear sick.?
I have been taking Abilify (aripiprazole) and have had a decreased appetite lately, do you think it is due to the abilify (aripiprazole)? Also, no food sounds appealing.
Yes,: Anorexia is a common symptom of acute hepatitis a, b, and c. ...Read more
I need to clarify .lost 20-25lbs since October. No exercise. Decreased appetite but don't feel sick. Concern? Will see doc in few wks.
Definite need an: Evaluation. As that kind of weight loss out of the blue, without an effort, definitely necessitate an evaluation to make sure something more concerning is going on. There are all sorts of reasons for weight loss ...Read more
1yr old boy. Temp 38degreesc. Decreased appetite, sleepy but plays. Had 12mth shots last wk. Worry? Wake at night if temp high?
Hard to tell: The temperature of 38c (100.4 f) is not really concerning, but I would pay attention to how he feels. If he seems to be less energetic, not eating well, or having trouble sleeping, he should be checked by the doctor. At his age, it can be difficult to tell if he is coming down with a virus, or ear infection or some other illness. ...Read more
I've been studying a lot lately. Now I happen to have daily headaches, decreased appetite, diarrhea and unusual thirst. What could it be?
Diet and hydration?: The simplest explanation may be that you're not paying strict attention to how well you're supplying your body with proper nutrients & good HYDRATION as well as maybe too much bad stuff (pizza, pop, coffee, STUDY SPEED??). Since you're 18 it's possible as well you don't believe that you're at risk for much except being bothered with older adults who don't know the world like you do! Surprise! LOL! ...Read more
Nauseous for weeks, excessive sleeping, decreased appetite. Negative home preg test. I'm 130 lbs. Worked nights over year, never this tired before.
Is it normal for toddler to go through periods of little appetite? He's been fussy last few days and decreased appetite? Teething possible still?
Can be normal:
It is very normal for kids to go thru periods when they don't eat much or to be very hungry, depending on if they are in an active growth stage. Appetites can vary.
The last teeth erupt about 2 1/2. Sometimes the molars come in easily and there are no signs of teething and sometimes there is a lot of pain. Each child is different. So check mouth when you are brushing the teeth for teething bump. ...Read more
My son is 1 m. Old.6 days ago diagnosed with cold and thrush. Now decreased appetite, very irritable, coughing then crying, I'm unable to lie him down?
Doctor visit: Take him to his doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Individualized: Teething symptoms will be different for every child. Decreased appetite can be associated with teething and only your child will no how long this will last. Provide loving support, teething rings, the correct dose of tylenol (acetaminophen) for severe pain and plenty of fluids until your child completes teething. Remember, teething is a natural life process... Your child will get through it just as you did. ...Read more
15 male. Decreased appetite, bloating, vomits, lab work show alka. Phos 152 and lymphocytes 19 all other labs w.N.L. What could it be?
How long has it been: Going on? Did they check for the pancreas? Doe he have round or hard stools or strain to poop? The alk phos is elevated because he is growing and that is normal. Lymphs are ok. If your doctor can't figure it out he should see a gastroenterologist. He might need an upper endoscopy and/or a colonoscopy. Is he under a lot of stress? Than can cause this kind of problem too. Rule out physical 1st. ...Read more
All day, my mom has been extremely cold & fatigued and "not herself". She's also slightly nauseous and has a decreased appetite and a headache. Why?
He is a male around 22 years old. And it's been ongoing for 2-3 years now. But he has no associated diarrhea or constipation. But he does have bloating and decreased appetite?
R/O IBS: IBS = irritable bowel syndrome is a diagnosis of exclusion. SX can be managed You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori. Also, stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/hpylori. You also need an EGD/colonoscopy. While you are getting these items checked out you should ditch to a gluten free high fiber diet. Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com. Also, 64-80oz water ...Read more
7mo old decreased appetite, only wants breast. Little crankier, mild constipation. Advice / suggestions / diagnosis? Please
Pain upper abd after eating, resolves on its own 2-3hrs later. New anemia, decreased appetite, lightheaded. GI apt in 2 weeks, what should I expect?
R- side neck pain, decreased appetite, weightloss, drenching night sweats, on/off thyroid swelling dry cough. Clean blood, x-ray, & u/s. Not lymphoma?
Many possibilities.: Lymphoma usually isn't painful, but the other symptoms could fit. However, there are a number of other possibilities. The thyroid swelling is suspicious for thyroiditis. If that is ruled out, ct scan of neck, chest, abdomen and pelvis may be helpful, or possibly a pet/ct. Various infections, and autoimmune diseases can cause similar symptoms to malignancies. ...Read more
XRay and scan:
Many disorders can cause a mass in an abdomen.
From benign gas to tumors. Waist no time; see a medical doctor. ...Read more
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