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My MIL is 75 years old .. she is nowadays having anemic

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Hello Doctor - My MIL is 75 years old .. she is nowadays having anemic condition and not eating anything

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Sorry to hear about her

What is the cause of her anemia?

Since how long she has loss of appetite?


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
not sure .. she has not been eating well since 2 to 3 months
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Anything we give her to eat.. she denies and remains in pain a lot of the time .. even not able to speak well now

Thanks for the details

The first and most important thing is to find out the cause of anemia

At her age a possibility of a cancer must be ruled out

This can be in the ovaries or stomach

She can be given Omeprazole and some medicine like Pizotifen to improve appetite

Her anemia should be treated as well

That can improve her appetite too

But the most important thing is to find out the cause of her anemia

She should also be supplement with B12 and Folic acid as at her age a deficiency of these can be the cause of anemia

Please do let me know if you have any other question


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
okay thanks doctor

You are welcome

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