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Eating symptoms

Eating symptoms: Introduction

Further information about Eating symptoms is below, or review more specific information about these types of Eating symptoms: undereating, overeating, poor appetite, excessive hunger, cravings, meal symptoms, food symptoms, eating difficulty or other types.

Eating symptoms: Symptoms related to eating. See detailed information below for a list of 2462 causes of Eating symptoms, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Types of Eating symptoms:

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Eating symptoms: Symptom Checker

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Stories from Users for Eating symptoms

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Message Boards for Eating symptoms

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Eating symptoms: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Eating symptoms may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Eating symptoms

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Eating symptoms: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Eating symptoms

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Organs affected by Eating symptoms:

The list of organs typically affected by Eating symptoms may include, but is not limited to:

  • General constitution

Detailed list of causes of Eating symptoms

The list below shows some of the causes of Eating symptoms mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Eating symptoms?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Eating symptoms. Of the 2462 causes of Eating symptoms that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 17 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 34 causes are "common" diseases
  • 19 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 17 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 70 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 2365 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Eating symptoms:

The following list of conditions have 'Eating symptoms' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Eating symptoms:

The following list of medical conditions have Eating symptoms or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


















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Causes of Eating symptoms Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Eating symptoms based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Eating symptoms?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Eating symptoms, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Eating symptoms:

    Subtypes of Eating symptoms:

    Undereating (104 causes), Overeating (44 causes), Poor appetite (1070 causes), Excessive hunger (70 causes), Cravings (32 causes), Meal symptoms (10 causes), Food symptoms (1907 causes), Eating difficulty (26 causes), Dysphagia (194 causes), Pica (13 causes), Poor feeding (265 causes), Regurgitation (33 causes), Binge eating (11 causes), Nasal regurgitation of food (1 cause), Pain swallowing (118 causes), Swallowing difficulty (702 causes), Swallowing symptoms (664 causes), Phlegm symptoms (18 causes), Salt craving (9 causes), Appetite changes (1189 causes), Regurgitation in adults (28 causes), Regurgitation in infants and children (7 causes), Fasting (1 cause), Malnutrition (111 causes), Acid regurgitation (2 causes), Acute heartburn after eating (13 causes), Acute reflux-like regurgitation (14 causes), Acute reflux-like regurgitation in pregnancy (13 causes), Female athlete triad (1 cause), Anorexia (303 causes), Anorexia in children (13 causes), Change in appetite as seen in chronic digestive diseases (51 causes), Change in appetite similar to that in depression (49 causes), Chronic heartburn after eating (27 causes), Chronic reflux-like regurgitation (7 causes), Constant difficulty in swallowing (4 causes), Constant regurgitation after food (9 causes), Craving and eating inedible substances (6 causes), Cravings in children (8 causes), Decreased appetite and poor growth in children (24 causes), Decreased appetite and poor growth in infants (16 causes), Difficulty chewing (62 causes), Dysphagia due to achalasia cardia (1 cause), Dysphagia due to esophagitis (6 causes), Dysphagia due to quinsy (4 causes), Dysphagia in children (39 causes), Eating dirt and other non-food materials in children (15 causes), Excessive eating before fullness (5 causes), Excessive eating in children (20 causes), Elevated BMI (11 causes), Foreign body ingestion (3 causes), Fullness (19 causes), Gaining weight for no reason (20 causes), Food hypersensitivity (6 causes), Heartburn after eating (28 causes), Heartburn after eating in pregnancy (11 causes), Heartburn that worsens if low down after eating (50 causes), Heartburn that worsens if lying down after eating in pregnancy (12 causes), Infant feeding problems (81 causes), Intermittent difficulty in swallowing (5 causes), Intermittent heartburn after eating (8 causes), Intermittent reflux-like regurgitation (8 causes), Loss of appetite in children (49 causes), Malabsorption (219 causes), Malabsorption in children (42 causes), Malabsorption syndrome (62 causes), Mild heartburn after eating (12 causes), Mild heartburn unrelated to eating (16 causes), Mild reflux-like regurgitation (5 causes), Not feeling hungry (51 causes), Odynophagia in children (18 causes), Odynophagia similar to that in achalasia cardia (10 causes), Odynophagia similar to that of Barrett's oesopahgus (11 causes), Pain after a high-fat meal (9 causes), Pathological obesity (13 causes), Poor infant feeding (23 causes), Cachexia (64 causes), Recurring heartburn after eating (14 causes), Recurring heartburn unrelated to eating (19 causes), Recurring reflux-like regurgitation (8 causes), Recurring reflux-like regurgitation in pregnancy (11 causes), Reflux-like regurgitation (14 causes), Reflux-like regurgitation in pregnancy (11 causes), Regurgitation in children (9 causes), Regurgitation of food through nose (15 causes), Severe heartburn after eating (28 causes), Severe reflux-like regurgitation (14 causes), Bulimia nervosa (3 causes), Sucking and swallowing difficulty in children (51 causes), Truncal obesity (16 causes), Uncomfortable fullness after meals (46 causes), Unusually hungry (3 causes), Vigorous appetite (15 causes), Vigorous appetite as seen in diabetes mellitus (14 causes), Sudden onset of polyphagia (8 causes), Voracious appetite (7 causes), Sudden onset of substernal pain after eating (20 causes), Sudden onset of swallowing difficulties in children (15 causes), Gradual onset of intestinal malabsorption (9 causes), Gradual onset of malabsorption syndrome (7 causes), Gradual onset of polyphagia (7 causes), Increased cravings (10 causes), Sudden onset of odynophagia (11 causes), Sudden onset of intestinal malabsorption (14 causes), Sudden onset of anorexia in children (6 causes), Sudden onset of dysphagia (12 causes), Chewing difficulty (22 causes), Peritonsillar abcess, Erythematous tonsils (6 causes), Severe tonsillitis (5 causes), Sudden inflammation of tonsils (5 causes), Edematous tonsils (6 causes), Tonsil symptoms (24 causes), Tonsillitis (17 causes), Reddened tonsils (8 causes), Sudden onset of quinsy (5 causes), Tonsillar enlargement as in case of acute leukemia (6 causes), Enlarged tonsils (17 causes), Tonsillar biopsy (1 cause), Peritonsillar abscess (7 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Eating symptoms:

    Food symptoms (1907 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes)

    Symptoms related to Eating symptoms:

    Weight loss (2248 causes), Weight gain (360 causes), Anorexia (303 causes), Bullemia, Appetite, Diet, Vomiting (2819 causes), Pica (13 causes), Gastritis (39 causes), Eating disorders

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