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Having loss of appetite and stomach pain. What could be the reason?

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Posted Mon, 4 Jun 2012 in Abdominal Pain
Answered by Dr. Yogesh D 52 minutes later

Thank you for posting your query.

I understand your concern.

From the limited information from your query, I presume that you are suffering from loss of appetite and pain in the abdomen from some time now.

The reasons for this could be.

1. Gastritis,
2. Pancreatitis,
3. Stress.
4. Cholelithiasis.

If you could get back to me with details regarding your condition, I will be in a better position to help you better.

Hence I request you to kindly revert back with answers to the following questions.

1. Since how long have you been having these problems?
2. Where exactly do you have the pain? In relation to your umbilicus is it above it, below it or to any of the side?
3. Is the pain just below the rib cage?
4. What happens when you eat? does the pain increase or decrease?
5. How many times do you eat in a day?
6. What are your food habits?
7. How severe is the pain?

Please do write back with the answers so that I can help you better.

Awaiting your response.

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