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What causes severe back pain along with lack of appetite?

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Dr. Deepak Sundriyal

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Posted on Wed, 25 Apr 2018 in Peptic Ulcer
Question: I have had severe middle back pain on the left side for 3 days now. I have lost 30 to 40 pounds without trying over the last month. I get hungry but as soon as I eat a tablespoon of food, I get sick to my stomach and stop eating.
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Answered by Dr. Deepak Sundriyal 53 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Hello. You require evaluation

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear. I understand your concern. At your age weight loss and anemia with pain are serious issues and require evaluation for malignancy. This include
Complete blood counts
Upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopies
Ultrasound or ct scan of abdomen
Please discuss these with your physician and revert back.
Thanks and regards
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