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Polyphagia: Introduction

Polyphagia: Polyphagia means eating excessively. See detailed information below for a list of 22 causes of Polyphagia, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Polyphagia:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Polyphagia. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Polyphagia:

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Polyphagia Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Polyphagia may include:

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Polyphagia: Deaths

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Definitions of Polyphagia:

Ingestion of a greater than optimal quantity of food.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Polyphagia

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

How Common are these Causes of Polyphagia?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Polyphagia. Of the 22 causes of Polyphagia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Polyphagia:

The following list of conditions have 'Polyphagia' 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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Causes of Polyphagia Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Polyphagia:

    Hyperalimentation, Hyperphagia
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

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