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Contents for Excessive hunger
  1. Introduction: Excessive hunger
  2. Causes (70 conditions)
  3. Drug causes (305 listings)
  4. Drug interaction causes (232 listings)
  5. Diagnostic tests (17 listings)
  6. Questions your doctor may ask (and why) (17 listings)
  7. Combined symptoms
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Excessive hunger

Hunger: Hunger is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom:

Causes of Excessive hunger (Hunger): See detailed list of causes below.

Excessive hunger (medical symptom): Inappropriate hunger or overeating.

Introduction: Hunger

Excessive hunger (medical symptom): Excessive eating is called "polyphagia" (or hyperphagia) and can be the symptom of numerous conditions. For a variety of mental and emotional conditions that cause excessive eating or binging, see overeating. For conditions causing the feeling that you are full when eating (or causing this sensation too early), see fullness. The list here deals primarily with medical conditions that affect the body's metabolism and cause an increase in the appetite and excessive hunger for food. See also appetite changes or appetite loss if these descriptions are more appropriate. Certain medical conditions causing hunger are extremely serious and any hunger symptoms need prompt professional medical advice for correct diagnosis and treatment.

Causes of Excessive hunger (Hunger)

The list of medical condition causes of Excessive hunger (Hunger) includes:

All 70 causes of Excessive hunger

Related Symptoms for Hunger

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Broader Symptom Types for Hunger:

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More Symptom Information for Hunger

For a medical symptom description of 'Hunger', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Excessive hunger (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Hunger' may be possible.

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Hunger: Related Medical Topics

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