Loss of appetite and Feeling sick or nausea

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Alcoholic liver disease

Alcohol-related liver disease (ARLD) refers to liver damage caused by alcohol misuse.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Diarrhoea
  • Unusually tired
  • Memory loss

More information on Alcoholic liver disease is available here.

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Hepatitis

Hepatitis is the term used to describe inflammation of the liver.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Right sided abdominal pain
  • Yellow skin or eyes
  • Unusually tired
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Upper abdominal pain

More information on Hepatitis is available here.

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Inflammation of pancreas

Acute pancreatitis is a serious condition where the pancreas becomes inflamed over a short period of time.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Loss of appetite
  • Upper abdominal pain
  • Abdominal pain worse on coughing
  • Back pain
  • Abdominal pain spreading to shoulder blade

More information on Inflammation of pancreas is available here.

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Oesophageal Cancer

Cancer of the oesophagus, also known as oesophageal cancer, is an uncommon but serious type of cancer that affects the oesophagus (gullet).


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Food sticks on swallowing
  • Difficult or painful swallowing
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Burning pain in chest or upper abdomen

More information on Oesophageal Cancer is available here.

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Typhoid fever

Typhoid fever is a bacterial infection that can spread throughout the body, affecting many organs.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • High temperature

More information on Typhoid fever is available here.

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