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349 Possible Causes for Brittle Nails, Loss of Appetite

  • Autoimmune Pangastritis

    [rush.edu] Loss of Appetite [rush.edu] Loss of Appetite Other symptoms may include frequent belching, loss of appetite or vomiting.[symptoma.com] Depends on the etiology (see below). asymptomatic epigastric pain/tenderness nausea and vomiting loss of appetite Etiology infection: H. pylori (most common) systemic illness[radiopaedia.org] Gastritis and an ulcer are conditions that affect the stomach and small intestine, and they share many symptoms, such as abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite[tmphysiciannetwork.org]

  • Anorexia

    nails Swelling around area of salivary glands Fine hair on body (lanugo) Thinning of hair on head, dry and brittle hair Cavities, or discoloration of teeth, from vomiting[nationaleatingdisorders.org] Convert to ICD-10-CM : 783.0 converts directly to: 2015/16 ICD-10-CM R63.0 Anorexia Approximate Synonyms Appetite loss - anorexia Loss of appetite Clinical Information An[icd9data.com] Physical signs, such as severe muscle loss, thinning hair, brittle nails, extreme sensitivity to cold, and yellow, dry skin, are common.[bulimia.com]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    Signs and Symptoms of Iron Deficiency Signs and symptoms of iron deficiency may include brittle nails, swelling or soreness of the tongue, cracks in the sides of the mouth[web.archive.org] People with colon or rectal cancer may have weight loss, fatigue (excessive weakness), loss of appetite, and a family history of cancer.[chemocare.com] nails Blue color to the whites of the eye Desire to eat ice or other non-food things ( pica ) Feeling lightheaded when you stand up Pale skin color Shortness of breath Sore[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anorexia Nervosa

    nails Swelling around area of salivary glands Fine hair on body (lanugo) Thinning of hair on head, dry and brittle hair Cavities, or discoloration of teeth, from vomiting[nationaleatingdisorders.org] Extreme weight loss in people with anorexia nervosa can lead to dangerous health problems and even death. The term anorexia literally means "loss of appetite."[my.clevelandclinic.org] Visible signs that she is starving herself include extreme weight loss, abnormal thinness, brittle nails, hair loss, constipation, irregular menstruation, and swelling.[childmind.org]

  • Anemia

    nails Desire to eat ice or other non-food things ( pica syndrome) Lightheadedness when you stand up Pale skin color Shortness of breath with mild activity or even at rest[medlineplus.gov] Nausea, vomiting, and loss of appetite. Nausea and vomiting and loss of appetite may cause a lack of nutrients. The body needs these nutrients to make red blood cells.[cancer.net] Fatigue Shortness of breath Low body temperature Pale skin Brittle nails Slowed growth and development Sore mouth and tongue Headaches Iron Deficiencies and Headaches Headaches[fergon.com]

  • Osteoporosis

    If symptoms do appear, some of the earlier ones may include: receding gums weakened grip strength weak and brittle nails If you don’t have symptoms but have a family history[healthline.com] […] of appetite. — Korin Miller, SELF , "‘DWTS’ Pro Alan Bersten Reveals He Needed Surgery for Hyperparathyroidism," 24 Apr. 2018 But sadly, osteoporosis doesn’t quite work like[merriam-webster.com] […] kidney stones, excessive peeing, stomach pain, fatigue, depression or forgetfulness, bone and joint pain, feeling sick a lot with no obvious reason, and nausea, vomiting, or loss[merriam-webster.com]

  • Skin Infection

    When the nails are infected, they usually become yellow, thickened, and brittle.[humanillnesses.com] […] of appetite feeling sick diarrhea muscle and joint pain rashes In rare cases, antifungals may cause severe allergic reactions or severe skin reactions, including peeling[healthline.com] […] of appetite, shakiness, upset stomach or weakness High fevers can result from staph infections called toxic shock syndrome , which can cause toxicity, rashes, confusion,[draxe.com]

  • Glucagonoma

    We describe a case of glucagonoma syndrome in which recurrent brittle nails and dyspareunia gave the patient the first clues of the recurrence of glucagonoma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Octreotide may quickly reverse anorexia and weight loss caused by the catabolic effect of glucagon excess.[merckmanuals.com] Generalized Symptoms Unintentional weight loss Inflamed mouth Diarrhea Increased appetite Anemia Diabetes Mellitus Symptoms Increased thirst (polydipsia) Frequent urination[healthhype.com]

  • Autoimmune Gastritis

    Symptoms of iron deficiency arise independently of and prior to anemia-related symptoms, and include fatigue, restless legs syndrome, brittle nails, hair loss, impaired immune[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Alcoholic gastritis’ symptoms include pain in the upper abdomen area, loss of appetite, vomiting, or bloating.[plushcare.com] However, if an H. pylori infection is present, common symptoms include: stomach pain nausea and vomiting loss of appetite unexpected weight loss stomach ulcers iron deficiency[healthline.com]

  • Graft-versus-Host-Disease

    Patients with GVHD may experience Changes in nail texture Hard, brittle nails Nail loss Scalp and Body Hair.[lls.org] […] of appetite, stomach cramps, vomiting pain in muscles and joints infections weight loss difficulty breathing Preventing and managing GVHD To help prevent GVHD, doctors may[cancer.ca] You may have: Dry, irritated eyes and sensitivity to light Dryness in your mouth and esophagus , which can lead to sores Joint pain Thick, darkened skin, brittle nails, and[webmd.com]

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