Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Anorexia and Weight Loss 136 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 136 conditions that can cause Anorexia and Weight Loss.

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There are 9 common conditions that can cause Anorexia and Weight Loss.
  1. Bacterial Gastroenteritis
  2. COPD
  3. Emphysema
  4. Food Poisoning
  5. Gastritis
  6. Gastroenteritis
  7. Lactose Intolerance
  8. Major Depression
  9. Viral Gastroenteritis
There are 15 somewhat common conditions that can cause Anorexia and Weight Loss.
  1. Alcoholic Hepatitis
  2. Bipolar Disorder
  3. Breast Cancer
  4. Campylobacter Enteritis
  5. Diabetic Gastroparesis
  6. Drug Side Effect
  7. Dysthymia
  8. Hepatitis A
  9. Hepatitis B
  10. Kidney Disease
  11. Malabsorption
  12. Narcotic Withdrawal
  13. Peptic Ulcer Disease
  14. Staph Infections
  15. Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
There are 27 uncommon conditions that can cause Anorexia and 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. Hepatitis C
  19. Lead Poisoning
  20. Megaloblastic Anemia
  21. Pancreatitis
  22. Pernicious Anemia
  23. Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  24. Postpartum Depression
  25. Rheumatoid Arthritis
  26. Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lung
  27. Uterine Tumor
There are 85 rare conditions that can cause Anorexia and Weight Loss.
  1. Abetalipoproteinemia
  2. Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  3. Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
  4. Addison's Disease
  5. Adenocarcinoma of the Bronchus
  6. Amebic Dysentery
  7. Anal Cancer
  8. Atypical Mycobacterial Infection
  9. Babesiosis
  10. Balantidiasis
  11. Beriberi
  12. Bladder Cancer
  13. Blastomycosis
  14. Brucellosis
  15. Burkitt Lymphoma
  16. Cervical Cancer
  17. Cholangiocarcinoma
  18. Cholangitis
  19. Cholera
  20. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  21. Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
  22. Coccidioidomycosis
  23. Colorectal Cancer
  24. Congenital Megacolon
  25. Discoid Lupus
  26. End Stage Renal Disease
  27. Eosinophilic Pneumonia
  28. Esophageal Cancer
  29. Extraintestinal Amebiasis
  30. Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  31. Felty's Syndrome
  32. Gallbladder Cancer
  33. Gardner's Syndrome
  34. Gastric Carcinoma
  35. Hairy Cell Leukemia
  36. Hepatitis D
  37. Hepatitis E
  38. Histoplasmosis
  39. Hodgkin's Disease
  40. Hypopituitarism
  41. Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  42. Large Cell Carcinoma of the Lung
  43. Laryngeal Cancer
  44. Leishmaniasis
  45. Leukemia
  46. Liver Cancer
  47. Lung Abscess
  48. Lung Cancer
  49. Lupus
  50. Lymphoma
  51. Medullary Cystic Disease
  52. Membranous Glomerulonephritis
  53. Mesothelioma
  54. Multiple Myeloma
  55. Myelodysplastic Syndrome
  56. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  57. Norwalk Virus Infection
  58. Ovarian Cancer
  59. Pancreatic Cancer
  60. Pharyngeal Cancer
  61. Pneumocystis Pneumonia
  62. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  63. Prostate Cancer
  64. Pseudomembranous Colitis
  65. Pulmonary Actinomycosis
  66. Radiation Enteritis
  67. Renal Cell Carcinoma
  68. Sarcoidosis
  69. Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung
  70. Tapeworm
  71. Testicular Cancer
  72. Throat Cancer
  73. Thyroid Cancer
  74. Trichinosis
  75. Tropical Sprue
  76. Tuberculosis
  77. Ulcerative Colitis
  78. Uterine Cancer
  79. Volvulus
  80. Vulvar Cancer
  81. Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia
  82. Wegener's Granulomatosis
  83. Wilms Tumor
  84. Wilson's Disease
  85. 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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