Cravings: Desires for unusual foods.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Cravings:
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Symptoms related to Cravings: food symptoms (22), thinness (4), weight gain (29), weight loss (120), overeating (10), undereating (11)
Cravings type of: Eating symptoms (138), Food symptoms (22)
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Possible causes of symptom: Cravings: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Cravings as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.
- Alcoholism - craving alcohol
- Eating disorders
- Pregnancy - may have a variety of cravings.
- Premenstrual syndrome - often craving chocolate.
- Emotional problems - leading to craving of comfort food
- Diabetes - diabetes can lead to craving carbohydrates.
- Iron deficiency - leading to cravings for certain foods.
- See also overeating and polyphagia
Conditions listing symptoms: Cravings: The following list of conditions have 'Cravings' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Last revised: Oct 28, 2003
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