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2,053 Possible Causes for Loss of Appetite, Malaria

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Four illustrative case histories are presented to emphasize the need for a high index of suspicion if diseases such as malaria, septicaemia or appendicitis are not to be missed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Such children usually exhibit irritability (fussiness), lack of appetite (anorexia), and gas as signals of their discomfort.[ambishoppeds.com] Sometimes malaria can present with symptoms like acute gastroenteritis. Along with acute onset of diarrhea and vomiting, there may be abdominal pain with cramps.[newtimes.co.rw]

  • Influenza

    It is second only to malaria as the most devastating parasitic disease. The parasites that cause schistosomiasis live in certain types of freshwater snails.[niaid.nih.gov] 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]

  • Pneumonia

    The Challenge Approximately 900,000 children under age 5 died from pneumonia-related causes in 2015 — more than from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined.[r4d.org] 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] Intravenous artesunate is an alternative drug for the treatment of severe malaria.[dx.doi.org]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    Endemic Burkitt lymphoma, the most common tumor of childhood in Africa, is associated with Epstein-Barr virus and malaria.[emedicine.medscape.com] 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]

  • Otitis Media

    In all the included trials, otitis media was a secondary outcome; the primary outcomes usually being more serious illnesses such as pneumonia, malaria, diarrhoea, lower respiratory[doi.org] 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]

  • Insect Bite

    Malaria Malaria is a parasitic infection that is carried by mosquitoes. It is common in hot and humid climates.[news-medical.net] Travelers outside the United States may be at risk for malaria and other infections.[medlineplus.gov] There may be nausea, vomiting, severe headache, and loss of appetite, pain in the abdomen, muscle aches and diarrhoea.[news-medical.net]

  • Tuberculosis

    & Malaria, USAID, U.S.[hivinsite.org] 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]

  • Yellow Fever

    When transinfected into Ae. aegypti, the intracellular bacterium Wolbachia has recently been shown to inhibit replication of DENVs, CHIKV, malaria parasites and filarial nematodes[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient also complains of headache, joint and muscle pain, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, back pain, nausea and vomiting, fatigue, weakness and dehydration.[symptoma.com] Although not well-documented for this outbreak, malaria, viral hepatitis, and typhoid fever are common differential diagnoses among suspected yellow fever cases in this region[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Jaundice

    The cause of jaundice in Plasmodium falciparum malaria is a multi-factor, among others: 1. Intravascular Hemolysis of red blood cells 2.[omicsonline.org] loss, nausea, stomach pain and jaundice , according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). — Jamie Ducharme, Time , "Tennessee Is Just the Latest State[merriam-webster.com] loss, nausea, stomach pain and jaundice, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). — Jamie Ducharme, Time, "Tennessee Is Just the Latest State to[merriam-webster.com]

  • Meningitis

    PR China. 3 Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, Hanoi, Viet Nam. 4 National Centre for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] 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] Development. 3 These partnerships have succeeded in bringing 12 new products to market, 3 with more than 122 others in development. 5 Recent successes include drugs for malaria[doi.org]

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