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Lack of appetite

AprilTS
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My dad has Mesothelioma (lung cancer) and had lost 2 stone. He is gradually eating less and less and says that he feels sick as soon as he eats a mouthful. Can anyone suggest really nourishing tempting things I can give him? He doesn't have a sweet tooth and prefers savoury foods.

April

Happily retired animal lover
DottyP73
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My mom has experienced exactly the same. And it is difficult because their tastes change so things taste horrible. Both drinks and food. Ask your gp if there is anything your dad can take to help. my mom hadMetoclopramide.  

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AprilTS
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Thanks Dotty

The GP has just prescribed an anti emetic, we'll see if that helps.

April

Happily retired animal lover