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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How to help my diabetic father get his appetite back?

Query: Hi doctor,My father is 62 years old. He has diabetes type 2. Recently, he started feeling unwell. He has stopped eating. He does not want to eat or drink anything. He refuses to eat food for four days now. His blood sugar remains around 250 to 280 mg/dL even though he is not eating. We took him to t...  Read Full »


Dr. Rinku Rani Biswas

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your father's blood sugar is too high. You have not mentioned the medication taken by him. Taking Metformin alone will not work for these high levels. He requires insulin too for controlling the levels and then he can take pills depending upon the condition. Do not igno...  Read Full »

I have tightness in my chest, with no appetite, and nauseous the whole time. What might it be?

Query: Hello doctor, I have always had problems with my mental health and self-harm, but I never went to an actual professional. I left an appointment, but it is next month because I decided to go to my hometown, thinking it would make me feel better to be around people. But now I feel really sad, and I h...  Read Full »


Arooj Maqsood Ahmed Warraieh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since you have mentioned that you had problems regarding your mental health, though you did not clarify or shared any related symptoms that what kind of questions you experience. Also, self-harm is an extreme reaction of emotions that resulted due to either depressiv...  Read Full »

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