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I have been feeling hungry a lot more lately. After a big

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I have been feeling hungry a lot more lately. After a big meal I will be stuffed but an hour later I will feel like my stomach is empty and I am hungry again. Also, when I eat a big meal I feel very full but it does not last. What could this be?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 7 years ago.
As such you should get your blood sugar test done to rule out diabetes .

Polyphagia is the medical term for excessive hunger or eating.
It is a common symptom of diabetes .

Other causes of polyphagia may include anxiety, eating disorders, hyperthyroidism .

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