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5,736 Possible Causes for Loss of Appetite

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Such children usually exhibit irritability (fussiness), lack of appetite (anorexia), and gas as signals of their discomfort.[ambishoppeds.com] Symptoms include anorexia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal discomfort.[merckmanuals.com] Assess for features of dehydration: Mild dehydration: lassitude, anorexia, nausea, light-headedness, postural hypotension.[patient.info]

  • Influenza

    Moderate to high fever Dry cough Headache Sore throat Chills Runny nose Loss of appetite Muscle aches Tiredness Many conditions — such as a common cold, diarrhea, and vomiting[my.clevelandclinic.org] Usually they include the sudden appearance of: fever cough muscle aches and pain Other common symptoms may include: headache chills fatigue (tiredness) loss of appetite sore[canada.ca] They might have: fever chills headache muscle aches dizziness loss of appetite tiredness cough sore throat runny nose nausea or vomiting weakness ear pain diarrhea Babies[kidshealth.org]

  • Pneumonia

    Early symptoms are similar to flu symptoms, which include: Fever Dry cough Headache Sore throat Loss of appetite Muscle pain Additional symptoms about a day later: High fever[my.clevelandclinic.org] The most common signs and symptoms are: cough fevers , sweating and shivering difficulty breathing or rapid breathing feeling generally tired and unwell loss of appetite Check[healthdirect.gov.au] […] of appetite, low energy, and fatigue Confusion, especially in older people Symptoms also can vary, depending on whether your pneumonia is bacterial or viral.[lung.org]

  • Otitis Media

    Loss of appetite: This may be most noticeable in young children, especially during bottle feedings.[my.clevelandclinic.org] […] of appetite (refusing to eat) Infants will not suck because it causes pain Vomiting Diarrhea Signs and symptoms of chronic otitis media with effusion If your child is old[nationwidechildrens.org] […] from side to side Fussiness Crying that does not stop when the child is comforted, especially at night Waking up at night crying Fever over 101 F axillary (under the arm) Loss[nationwidechildrens.org]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    You could develop a fever , fatigue , sore throat , swollen lymph nodes , or other symptoms, like sore muscles and a loss of appetite.[webmd.com] The most common symptoms include excessive fatigue, headache, loss of appetite, sore throat, swelling of the tonsils, enlarged lymph nodes (swollen glands) in the neck, underarms[infoplease.com] The onset of illness can be abrupt, but often will appear gradually over several days, with chills, sweats and loss of appetite. How is it spread?[hnhu.org]

  • Appendicitis

    Other symptoms may include: Swelling in the abdomen Loss of appetite Nausea and vomiting Constipation or diarrhea Inability to pass gas Low fever Not everyone with appendicitis[web.archive.org] Other symptoms may include swelling in the abdomen loss of appetite nausea and vomiting constipation or diarrhea inability to pass gas low fever not everyone with appendicitis[icd9data.com]

  • Meningitis

    […] of appetite, refusing food (infants) Muscle, leg or joint pain Neck retraction with arching of the back (infants) Pale or blotchy skin Rash or spots that don’t fade with[meningitis.com.au] The most common symptoms of meningitis are fever , headache , vomiting , loss of appetite, tiredness, drowsiness or altered consciousness, irritability, stiff neck and sensitivity[healthdirect.gov.au] Other symptoms that can occur include the following: Photophobia (sensitivity to light) Nausea and vomiting Fatigue Rash (not all cases) Loss of appetite Diarrhea Muscleaches[web.archive.org]

  • Tuberculosis

    Other symptoms include the following: fever, loss of appetite, weight loss, and night sweats .[web.archive.org] CASE PRESENTATION: We report a case of a 56-year-old Sri Lankan Sinhalese man who presented with pyrexia of known origin with significant loss of weight and loss of appetite[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of TB in the lungs may include A bad cough that lasts 3 weeks or longer Weight loss Loss of appetite Coughing up blood or mucus Weakness or fatigue Fever Night sweats[medlineplus.gov]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Decongestants are chemically related to adrenalin and can cause side-effects that include increased pulse, jitteriness, insomnia, and loss of appetite. • Pseudoephedrine ([studenthealth.ucsf.edu] Influenza : initially presents with systemic symptoms, including fever, rigors, headaches, myalgia, malaise and anorexia.[patient.info]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    The usual presentation of viral respiratory tract infections (VRTI) includes fever, malaise, wheezing and or coughing, rhinorrhea and loss of appetite.[clinicaltrials.gov] If you are feeling feverish, and if you have body aches, a cough with phlegm, congestion, tightness in the chest and a loss of appetite, you may have one of these conditions[health.howstuffworks.com] More general features of infection are: fever , rigors , malaise , tachycardia usually secondary to hypovolaemia, confusion (in elderly), and occasionally anorexia .[medrevise.co.uk]

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