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My friend who is 65 years old. very active, creative, works

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Hello Pearl, my friend who is 65 years old. very active, creative, works out, no drinks, drugs or cigarettes as so much energy, happy loves life. eats three meals a day. gets grumpy if he doesn't have lunch (11-13:30) or so.
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: He is not on any medication regularly. has trouble sleeping and takes 1/2 valum sometimes more 3-4 days a week. so now that you know him.. for the past week or so, his lower stomach is a little achy and a bit queasy. the rest of him feels fine. one more thing, he has not been hungry so he's not eating like he has since ive know him 10 years or so.. we work together daily. sorry i don't write well.
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: no meds no allergy
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: i don't think so...
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

I am sorry about your friend.

that is not normal he is not eating.

he should see a doctor and get a physical exam and some blood testing.

he could have something wrong with his stomach, stomach inflammation, gastritis.

he is going to start loosing weight which is not good

he has to see a doctor.

he may need an upper endoscopy scope procedure to look down into his stomach inside to see what is going on.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
he is eating just not like he normally does.
Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

he could have a change of his thyroid hormone levels

or gastritis or inflammation of his stomach

he should still see a doctor and get an exam

when was the last time he saw a doctor?

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Customer: replied 8 months ago.