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Unintentional weight loss

(4 Posts)
VLCos Wed 22-Feb-17 18:00:24

I am the type to look at a chip and gain 5lbs. I am overweight . Eating normally lost 4lbs in two weeks eating plenty. Never happened ever.
Should I be concerned ?
I recently had mirena removed wonder if it could be linked to this.
Also had full bloods done a little low on Vitamin D, B12, calcium and iron . Not enough to be prescribed but enough to take supplements .

MollyHuaCha Wed 22-Feb-17 20:41:09

Unexplained weight loss needs checking out by a GP as it can be a cancer symptom. Go for an appointment just to give yourself peace of mind flowers

VLCos Wed 22-Feb-17 20:59:47

Thanks Molly I have just had the bloods done will go back x

user1484615313 Fri 24-Feb-17 00:52:42

Yes. Go to gp definitely. un intentional weight Loss can be from cancer but also from many other things too. Don't stress too much but checking things out wouldn't hurt.

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