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Loss Of Appetite

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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I am experiencing symptoms after taking PEP. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I tested negative for HIV (human immunodeficiency virus)-1 & 2 using a fourth-generation test on day 22, day 27, and day 35 after the first exposure. I was immediately placed on PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis), due to a second exposure which was after a month. I completed 17 doses o...  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hello,Welcome to understand your concern. If an HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) antibody test conducted in a reliable laboratory after 90 days from the last risky exposure yields a negative result, then it is considered conclusive, provided there have been no further risky exposures...  Read Full »

I am experiencing full-body pain and cold. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am not feeling good from few days. I do not want to eat anything. If I do, I feel like vomiting. If I do some push-ups, I get pain in my whole body. When I go up the stairs or run, I cannot breathe properly. Sometimes even when sitting, I start taking fast breaths. I have a cold from...  Read Full »

Dr. Albana Greca

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. You are still going through gastroenteritis due to virus explaining you not eating and vomiting sensation. Pregnancy should be ruled out by a simple home testing. Take probiotics to stabilize intestinal flora. Get plenty of fluids and rest...  Read Full »

Severe gastric problems after seven years of gallbladder removal. Kindly advise.

Query: Hello doctor, I have symptoms like loss of appetite, heartburn or heart skips a beat, bloating or gas, nausea or mini vomit in mouth, unpleasant taste in mouth or bad breath, abdominal pain sometimes, sometime fever, when on toilet, trouble going poo and uncomfortable movement, shortness of breath,...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to See, what really happens is after removal of the gallbladder, it is seen that the person develops acidity and gastritis frequently. I would also say that these are symptoms related to irritable bowel syndrome. My recommendations would be to take a combination of Pantopr...  Read Full »

My daughter has a loss of appetite after a fever. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My 13 year old daughter has been suffering from vomitings and loose motions since two days. She had a fever of about 101.3 the day before yesterday. Our doctor advised her to take Oflox OZ and Sporolac DS. She has had five doses of Oflox OZ till now. The fever has gone and the number o...  Read Full »

Dr. Noushif. M

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It looks like she had a bad gastroenteritis. She is recovering. Continue both these medicines for at least five days. Can add tablet Pantocid 40 mg (Pantoprazole) daily once for five days. Emeset (Ondansetron) can be taken as needed for nausea. Consult her specialis...  Read Full »

I have loss of appetite and dry lips after taking Adilip 135. Why?

Query: Hello doctor. I am 35 years old. My triglycerides are 628. I am taking Adilip 135. But since I have started taking the medicine I have lost my appetite i.e, I do not wish to eat anything and I am feeling heavy stomach always. Simultaneously, I am having extremely dried lips round the clock. I have ...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have thoroughly gone through your case and can well understand your genuine concerns.  Read Full »

My daughter has itchy anus and bloating. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter who is three years old is believed to be having like tapeworms or threadworms. She usually has itchy around her anus, bloating, feeling vomiting, spitting, and no appetite these days. She is also losing weight day by day. Kindly prescribe medicines to remove the worms and ...  Read Full »

Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to With the list of symptoms mentioned, it appears to be due to worm infestation. Any abdominal pain? Restless sleep? Irritable? Did you notice white thread-like worms in the potty? Does she eat mud? Any other family member having a similar complaint? Well do this, examin...  Read Full »

I am a 25-year-old female having nausea for three days, along with lower back pain, low appetite, and tiredness. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old female, who is not on any medications.I have been feeling nauseous for three days. I have lower back pain and a low appetite. I am constantly tired and want to sleep. I feel drained at work. Earlier, I used to work three 12-hour shifts in a row. But now, it is very d...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Do you have any menstrual irregularities, pain, or any white discharge from the vagina? If yes, it needs to be addressed. Is there any stress or depression? It could be all due to low hemoglobin, gastritis, or thyroid pro...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing persistent diarrhea and difficulties with eating for the past day, which is not controlled by taking an L-Doper capsule. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing diarrhea for the past few days and I am unable to eat anything. I also took an L-Doper capsule, but I have not seen any improvement. Please suggest medicines for my condition. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understood your concern. Before providing any further advice, I need to have a complete understanding of your symptoms and medical history. Please provide information regarding any fever, abdominal pain, vomiting, and the characteristics of your s...  Read Full »

Why do I feel full without having food after changing my diet pattern to once a day?

Query: Hello doctor, I am not sure if this is serious, but last year, I stopped eating breakfast since I did not have time to eat. So, I ate only lunch and dinner. But latter, I stopped eating lunch because I wanted to get fit and it became a hobby of mine. But yesterday, I discovered that when I eat some...  Read Full »

Dr. Asma Sajid Shaikh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your query and though it is not too serious at the moment it can become so after some time. Basically, your body has shrunk and when it is made to accommodate more it cannot handle it. A balanced diet at regular times is necessary for hormonal functions too...  Read Full »

I have depression, feeling sad all the time, and my appetite is also lost. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 22-year-old, and I just want someone to talk to right now because I feel so depressed, and my depression is killing me from the inside out. I just found out that my long-term relationship is still cheating on me. And I just cannot help but be mad about it, but still, I want to forgi...  Read Full »

Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. The differential diagnosis of your condition is ASR (acute stress reaction) or MDD (major depressive disorder). It is kind of a stress reaction. Do a screening test for depression like Zung's self-rating depr...  Read Full »

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