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Loss of appetite

Loss of appetite can be caused by a variety of conditions and diseases. Some of the conditions can be temporary and reversible, such as loss of appetite from the effects of medications. Some of the conditions can be more serious, such as from the effects of underlying cancer.

Loss of appetite may be associated with anorexia nervosa, abnormal taste and food aversion as well as other medical conditions.

In the case of any persistent lack of appetite, seek medical advice.

This list is not an exhaustive list, however the following conditions sometimes have side effects that include loss of appetite:

WebMD Medical Reference

Medically Reviewed by Dr Rob Hicks on November 07, 2014

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