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Completely lost my appetite and lost 16lbs in 5 weeks

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giraffesCantGoGuisingAsZebras Tue 23-Oct-12 22:11:03

Not complaining really, but I do feel a bit uneasy. I am having to think about when I last ate and if I should be eating something else.

My friend always says she forgets to eat and I had no idea how it would be physically possible but now I am suddenly doing that.

tribpot Tue 23-Oct-12 22:17:53

I think you know you probably need to go to the GP. You're effectively feeling full all the time, despite not eating?

It could be any number of things but it isn't, alas, a good thing.

TheBigKidsDidIt Tue 23-Oct-12 23:02:33

Get thee self to a doctor because this could be SO many things.

have you been ill? Are you stressed/depressed? These can all cause you to lose interest in food.

You could have something weird going on with your electrolytes - have you had a blood test to check this recently?

You could have a virus, like hepatitis.

Are you on medication - some drugs can cause loss of appetite?

nancy75 Tue 23-Oct-12 23:06:02

Could be thyroid too, do you have any other symptoms?

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