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Craving and eating inedible substances

Craving and eating inedible substances: Introduction

Craving and eating inedible substances: known as pica is a disorder characterised by an appetite for largely non-nutritive substances. See detailed information below for a list of 6 causes of Craving and eating inedible substances, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Craving and eating inedible substances: Comorbid Symptoms

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Detailed list of causes of Craving and eating inedible substances

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How Common are these Causes of Craving and eating inedible substances?

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  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 5 causes have no prevalence information.

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Medical Conditions associated with Craving and eating inedible substances:

Eating symptoms (2462 causes), Psychiatric symptoms (971 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Food symptoms (1907 causes)

Symptoms related to Craving and eating inedible substances:

Food craving, Pica (13 causes), Pregnancy (699 causes), Appetite, Nutritional defeciency, Iron deficiency anemia

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