Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Excessive Weight Loss 192 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 192 conditions that can cause Excessive Weight Loss.

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There are 13 common conditions that can cause Excessive Weight Loss.
  1. Anxiety Disorder
  2. Bacterial Gastroenteritis
  3. COPD
  4. Diabetes
  5. Emphysema
  6. Food Poisoning
  7. Gastritis
  8. Gastroenteritis
  9. Hyperemesis Gravidarum
  10. Lactose Intolerance
  11. Major Depression
  12. Type 2 Diabetes
  13. Viral Gastroenteritis
There are 23 somewhat common conditions that can cause Excessive Weight Loss.
  1. Alcoholic Hepatitis
  2. Bipolar Disorder
  3. Breast Cancer
  4. Campylobacter Enteritis
  5. Diabetic Gastroparesis
  6. Domestic Abuse
  7. Drug Side Effect
  8. Dysthymia
  9. Endemic Goiter
  10. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  11. Giardia Infection
  12. Grave's Disease
  13. Hepatitis A
  14. Hepatitis B
  15. Hepatitis
  16. Hyperthyroidism
  17. Kidney Disease
  18. Laxative Abuse
  19. Malabsorption
  20. Narcotic Withdrawal
  21. Peptic Ulcer Disease
  22. Staph Infections
  23. Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
There are 32 uncommon conditions that can cause Excessive Weight Loss.
  1. Achalasia
  2. Actinomycosis
  3. AIDS
  4. Allergic Alveolitis
  5. Ankylosing Spondylitis
  6. Anorexia Nervosa
  7. Aspergillosis
  8. Bacterial Endocarditis
  9. Celiac Sprue
  10. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  11. Chronic Pancreatitis
  12. Cirrhosis
  13. Crohn's Disease
  14. Cytomegalovirus Intestinal Infection
  15. Esophageal Ulcers
  16. Esophageal Varices
  17. Gastroparesis
  18. Gestational Diabetes
  19. Hepatitis C
  20. Lead Poisoning
  21. Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  22. Megaloblastic Anemia
  23. Mitral Regurgitation
  24. Pancreatitis
  25. Pernicious Anemia
  26. Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  27. Postpartum Depression
  28. Rheumatoid Arthritis
  29. Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lung
  30. Type 1 Diabetes
  31. Uterine Tumor
  32. Valvular Heart Disease
There are 124 rare conditions that can cause Excessive Weight Loss.
  1. Abetalipoproteinemia
  2. Acrodermatitis Enteropathica
  3. Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  4. Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
  5. Addison's Disease
  6. Adenocarcinoma of the Bronchus
  7. Adult Still's Disease
  8. Agammaglobulinemia
  9. Amebic Dysentery
  10. Amyloidosis
  11. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  12. Anal Cancer
  13. Asbestosis
  14. Atrial Myxoma
  15. Atypical Mycobacterial Infection
  16. Babesiosis
  17. Balantidiasis
  18. Beriberi
  19. Bladder Cancer
  20. Blastomycosis
  21. Breast Cancer in Males
  22. Bronchiectasis
  23. Brucellosis
  24. Burkitt Lymphoma
  25. Carcinoid Syndrome
  26. Cervical Cancer
  27. Cholangiocarcinoma
  28. Cholangitis
  29. Cholera
  30. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  31. Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
  32. CMV Esophagitis
  33. Coccidioidomycosis
  34. Colorectal Cancer
  35. Congenital Megacolon
  36. Cystic Fibrosis
  37. De Quervain's Thyroiditis
  38. Dermatomyositis
  39. Diabetes Insipidus
  40. Discitis
  41. Discoid Lupus
  42. Drug Induced Lupus
  43. End Stage Renal Disease
  44. Eosinophilic Pneumonia
  45. Esophageal Cancer
  46. Ewing's Sarcoma
  47. Extraintestinal Amebiasis
  48. Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  49. Felty's Syndrome
  50. Gallbladder Cancer
  51. Gardner's Syndrome
  52. Gastric Carcinoma
  53. Glucagonoma
  54. Hairy Cell Leukemia
  55. Hepatitis D
  56. Hepatitis E
  57. Herpes Esophagitis
  58. Histoplasmosis
  59. Hodgkin's Disease
  60. Hydatidiform Mole
  61. Hyperpituitarism
  62. Hypopituitarism
  63. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  64. Kwashiorkor
  65. Large Cell Carcinoma of the Lung
  66. Laryngeal Cancer
  67. Leishmaniasis
  68. Leukemia
  69. Liver Cancer
  70. Lung Abscess
  71. Lung Cancer
  72. Lupus
  73. Lymphocytic Thyroiditis
  74. Lymphoma
  75. Medullary Cystic Disease
  76. Membranous Glomerulonephritis
  77. Mesothelioma
  78. Multiple Myeloma
  79. Myelodysplastic Syndrome
  80. Neuroblastoma
  81. Nocardia Infection
  82. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  83. Norwalk Virus Infection
  84. Ovarian Cancer
  85. Pancreatic Cancer
  86. Periarteritis Nodosa
  87. Pharyngeal Cancer
  88. Pheochromocytoma
  89. Pituitary Adenoma
  90. Pneumoconiosis
  91. Pneumocystis Pneumonia
  92. Polycythemia Vera
  93. Popcorn Workers Lung
  94. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  95. Prostate Cancer
  96. Pseudomembranous Colitis
  97. Pulmonary Actinomycosis
  98. Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis
  99. Radiation Enteritis
  100. Renal Cell Carcinoma
  101. Sarcoidosis
  102. Scleroderma
  103. Silicosis
  104. Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung
  105. Takayasu's Arteritis
  106. Tapeworm
  107. Temporal Arteritis
  108. Testicular Cancer
  109. Throat Cancer
  110. Thyroid Cancer
  111. Transitional Cell Carcinoma
  112. Trichinosis
  113. Tropical Sprue
  114. Tuberculosis
  115. Typhoid Fever
  116. Ulcerative Colitis
  117. Uterine Cancer
  118. Volvulus
  119. Vulvar Cancer
  120. Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia
  121. Wegener's Granulomatosis
  122. Wilms Tumor
  123. Wilson's Disease
  124. Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

Last Updated: Aug 31, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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