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Can chemotherpay such as oxyplatin cause severe appetite loss

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Can chemotherpay such as oxyplatin cause severe appetite loss ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 1 year ago.
HelloYes, that is common.You Need to talk to your doctors about this.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

But it's really bad appetite loss . Does not feel like eating at all .

He's had second round of oxy and raltitrexed

Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 1 year ago.
My answer is the same.
This is common with chemo and he needs to talk with his doctor asap.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

We spoke to onco 1.5 weeks ago and he suggested meal replacement drinks . He does not like those


 


but he does not want to eat at all And has lost 5 kg In 6 weeks

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