The reduced desire to eat anything is called loss of appetite or poor appetite or anorexia. Various causes, such as pneumonia, meningitis, pneumonia, depression, grief, dementia, heart failure, or cancer, can result in loss of appetite. If left untreated, it can result in severe malnutrition and weight loss.
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How will I maintain sobriety after consuming alcohol for many years?
Query: Hello doctor, I have been consuming 300 ml of hard liquor on a daily basis for the past five years. However, I have stopped drinking for the past seven days, also experiencing difficulty in sleeping and loss of appetite from the past two days. While things have become more manageable, I am curious... Read Full »
Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I read your query and can understand your concern.You have successfully completed the acute phase of alcohol withdrawal. However, in order to prevent the onset of delayed withdrawal symptoms, it is important to navigate the maintenance phase of sobriety. The symptoms suc... Read Full »
What could be the cause for diarrhea with loss of appetitie and dry mouth?
Query: Hello doctor, Every once a month at least I get a flare up of diarrhea where I go at least six times a day and nothing seems to settle my stomach. The stool itself has a weird texture, almost sand-like. Most of it float down but some do float up and there is mucus in it. Other symptoms I am experie... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have lost some weight since the start of symptoms? Do you have noticed any triggers (diets, stress, change in lifestyle, or drinking alcohol ) before such episodes? Alcohol has a large amount of fermentable carbohydrates which can cause diarrhea, gas, and bloati... Read Full »
I am 18 years old and have been suffering from shortness of breath, rapid heart rate, and loss of appetite. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old and have recently been suffering from shortness of breath, rapid heart rate, and loss of appetite. I visited the hospital, but they said it was just an anxiety attack. But for the last two nights, I have been waking up in the middle of the night with severe chest pain... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. Your symptoms could be related to gastroesophageal reflux disease, thyroid dysfunction, anxiety, etc. I want to review your cardiac ultrasound report. So, I suggest you undergo an ambulatory 24 to 48 hours of ECG... Read Full »
How can stomach problems be treated after having had a gallbladder surgery?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old female who is 5 feet 3 inches weighing 140 pounds. For the past four months, I have been dealing with stomach problems such as diarrhea and bloating and lack of appetite. It did turn out that my gallbladder was functioning at 18% and just last week I had a laparo... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your detailed summary. It takes around two to six weeks in some individuals for the bowel motility to normalize. It is just a transient phenomena which result slowly in the adaptation of the bowel to the absence of the gallbladder. I suggest you ... Read Full »
Why do I have blood in my urine with loss of appetite, vomiting, lower back, and abdominal pain?
Query: Hello doctor, I have had blood in my urine. I had experienced vomiting, loss of appetite, pain in the lower back, and abdomen. Why so? Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. Vomiting and loss of appetite could be due to hormonal imbalance or pregnancy. So, I suggest you follow the instructions mentioned below. 1. Do a blood pregnancy test (serum beta human chorionic gonadotropin). ... Read Full »
I have weight loss due to loss of appetite, and I feel angry for no reason. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor, I do not feel hungry at all. I am becoming thinner and thinner as days go by. There is no skin on the edges of my tongue and it is painful at times. Some nights, out of nowhere I will start to cough, unable to stop. I feel irritated and angry for no reason. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Your symptoms are quite non-specific and I would require a few more answers from your side. 1. How is your sleep at night? 2. Do you routinely enjoy normal day-to-day activities? 3. Do you feel entertained by small ... Read Full »
I suffer from COPD and have a loss of appetite, a headache, and weakness. What should I do?
Query: Hi doctor,I am diagnosed with COPD. My symptoms include a loss of appetite, a headache, a lack of energy, and weakness. My water consumption is minimal, and I consume pepsi or cola. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. COPD (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is composed of two parts. One with chronic coughing and phlegm, and the other with restrictive lung disease, where an interstitial lung disorder causes breathing difficulty. Her pulmonologist wi... Read Full »
I started experiencing anxiety, headaches, and panic attacks when I discontinued Escitalopram. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor, After I decreased the dose of Escitalopram to 5mg, I started feeling anxious about everything again. I felt anxious about death, and also I had a small headache. I watched a drama for five days, and I liked it, but my mother said it was not interesting. After that, I became quite anxious ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query, I can understand your situation. You may have mixed anxiety and depressive disorder. Although non-pharmacological management exists, you should try to follow the guidelines below to deal with it. It will help you. It would help if you exerci... Read Full »
I am a 35-year-old male with a loss of appetite, stress, and disturbed sleep. Kindly suggest ways to manage stress.
Query: Hello doctor,I am a 35-year-old male under much stress due to work pressure. Nowadays, I cannot sleep for eight hours and have a loss of appetite. My head is in pain. I cannot spend time with my family due to my work pressure. Can I reduce my stress and have a good sleep? Please suggest some ways to... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your situation, and it is quite common in current life, especially in the corporate world. You may have a major depressive disorder. There is non-pharmacological management for depression, and I suggest you follow the guidelines below to deal with it... Read Full »
I have restless hands and legs, and am taking Swedish bitters for low appetite and poor digestion, but still feeling the same. How to cure this?
Query: Hi doctor, My legs and hands have been restless for the last few months. I am taking Swedish bitters as I have a low appetite and poor digestion. I got relieved from stomach upset but not feeling energetic, and I still have restless legs and hands. Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome back to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I suggest you consult a doctor for a physical examination to rule out any medical conditions. I also suggest you follow the following instructions: 1. Eat a healthy, and balanced nutritional diet. 2. Drink plenty of fluids. 3. Take ... Read Full »