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Loss of appetite    
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27 possible causes of "Abdominal swelling, Loss of a..."
Symptoms:
  • Indigestion
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Loss of appetite
  • Vomiting
  • Sciatica
  • Flatulence
1. Pregnancy
Pregnancy occurs when a sperm fertilizes an egg after it is released from the ovary. An egg enters one of the fallopian tubes where it may be fertilized. The egg then enters the uterus where implantation occurs...
Symptoms:
  • Liver enlarged
  • Aversion to food or drink
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Loss of appetite
  • Vomiting
  • Heart rate altered
2. Alcoholic Liver Disease
Damage to the liver from excessive drinking can lead to ALD. Years of alcohol abuse cause the liver to become inflamed and swollen. This damage can also cause scarring known as cirrhosis. Cirrhosis is the final stage o...
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Constipation
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Vomiting
  • Change in bowel habit
  • Abdominal discomfort
3. Appendicitis
Appendicitis is inflammation of the appendix. It may be acute or chronic. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine states that appendicitis is the most common medical emergency in the United States. More than 250,00...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Indigestion
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal distension, gaseous
  • Dark urine
4. Gallstones
Many people can develop gallstones and never know it. Gallstones are hard deposits in your gallbladder, a small organ that stores bile, a digestive fluid made in the liver. Gallstones may consist of cholesterol, salt...
Symptoms:
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Epigastric pain
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Loss of appetite
  • Vomiting
  • Aversion to food or drink
5. Acute Pancreatitis
Chances are, you don't know a lot about your pancreas. But when the pancreas becomes inflamed, you're going to feel the pain. Acute pancreatitis is an inflammation in the pancreas, an organ found behind the stomach an...
Symptoms:
  • Outbursts of anger
  • Self-depreciation
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Loss of appetite
  • Vomiting
  • Ataxia
6. PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome)
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a condition that affects a woman's emotions, physical health, and behavior during certain days of the month generally just before her menstrual period. PMS symptoms start five to 11 day...
Symptoms:
  • Liver enlarged
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Loss of appetite
  • Itching
  • Nausea
7. Cirrhosis
Cirrhosis is severe scarring of the liver and poor liver function seen at the end of chronic liver disease. The scarring is most often caused by long-term exposure to toxins such as alcohol or viral infections. Th...
Symptoms:
  • Liver enlarged
  • Breast enlargement in men
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Loss of appetite
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
8. Hepatitis
Hepatitis is swelling and inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis is most commonly caused by a viral infection. There are, however, other causes of hepatitis. These include autoimmune hepatitis (a disease occurring whe...
Symptoms:
  • Depression
  • Burping
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Loss of appetite
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
9. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
A syndrome is a collection of symptoms that often occur together. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common syndrome that causes many individuals to seek medical help. This condition is separate from inflammatory bowe...
Symptoms:
  • Headache
  • Feels hot to touch
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Loss of appetite
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
10. Giardiasis
Giardiasis is an infection that affects your small intestine, caused by microscopic parasites called giardia. Giardiasis is spread through contact with infected people and by eating contaminated food or drinkin...

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