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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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What causes appetite loss and excessive sleepiness?

My mom is 79 years old and takes Dialysis 3x a week. Her fishular continues to clot and had a catheter put in about a month ago. She is so weak, down to100 lbs. , has no appetite and sleeps all day. Current daily meds include Aricept for symptoms of Dimentia, 88 mcg of Levothyroamine.
Fri, 27 Jan 2017
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can be due to anemia. ask ur doctor if she can be given parenteral nutrition. if ur doctor agrees then she may improve
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