Skip to content

Weight Loss and Gain - Unintentional

New discussion Join group Also known as Appetite Loss, Cachexia, Loss of Appetite

Can you help? Discussions needing a reply

All discussions in this group

Next
  • paul24724 2

    Flouxetine Side Effects

    Just before Xmas 2016, I lowered my own Dose of Flouxitine from 30mg a day to 10mg per day due to headaches. I had been on Flouxetine for over 15 years. (Note: When on 30mg per day eating & weight was fine). In March 2017 i had pains in my testicles and I had Bloods Tests, Urine Tests, Bladder & Kidney...

    0 replies 0 votes Posted
  • petered 3
  • paul24724 2

    Weight Loss Worried

    Hi I'm new to this. I have been on Flouxetine 30mg for more than 15 years but lowered my dose to 10mg before March of this year. I was 99KG before decreasing my dose. Had health scare late March & early June of this year and I am now 90KG and lost interest in Food. My GP has put me back up to 40mg. I...

    2 replies 0 votes Last reply
  • jhr 2

    Unintentional weight loss and lack of appetite

    I've always been very skinny around 45 kilos. But right now I've became scarily thin, my BMI is 14.5, I lost 2.5 kilos in 2 and half months. The loss is not big but it impacted my body very much because I was already underweight. In mid April I've experienced severe acid reflux and pain in my stomach...

    0 replies 0 votes Posted
  • gill03189 1
  • jessice98901 2

    Unexplained weight lose.

    hey all! so I have a major question and i'm not sure if i should see my doctor or not on this. So i do suffer from anxiety I just started talking zoloft again 12.5mg everynight. about a month ago i weighted 108/107 pounds. two weeks later i checked my weight and it was 104.5 so i tried to eat more. Now...

    0 replies 0 votes Posted
  • 101999 1

    What is happening to me!

    Recently I've become a little lazy. my stomach has always be a little round but recently it has gotten bigger and I'm more hungry all the time. It has never been jiggly or bouncy but just round and it still is.

    0 replies 1 vote Posted
  • Evamore 3

    I can't put on weight

    So I'm a 17 year old 5'3 female who weighs around 6.13 stone (with light clothing on). This is 2 pounds less than what I weighed week ago. It is confusing as all week I have been on holiday and have been eating very little healthy stuff and eating much much more food than normal. I've also been eating...

    2 replies 0 votes Last reply
  • kerriann74567 1
  • NobodyCares 2

    Dangerously Underweight, Please Help Me

    Hi guys, I saw a nurse the other day & learned that my BMI is 15.2. The nurse claimed that I'm “perfectly healthy" but I know that's a lie. I'm aware that 15.2 is dangerously underweight & I'm incredibly scared now. I can't see a doctor until next month so what should I do? Should I just go to the ER?...

    17 replies 0 votes Last reply
  • rachel86607 1

    Weight gain on hydroxychloriquine

    hello  I'm in desperate need of some help, i am a 29 year old female. i have lupus and was trialing hydrozychloriquine, i started the meds the beginning of 2016. I have always been the same weight and never had any issues with gaining but after around 6-7 months started to gain weight, i go to the gym...

    0 replies 0 votes Posted
  • treacle61 1
  • jamesc1984 1

    Unintentional Weight Loss - Advice Needed

    Hi all Around 2 months ago I have been doing some DIY in the house. Around the time of actually doing the DIY I did not notice anything different about my weight. However I stopped working on the house around 5 weeks ago but have started noticing weight loss. It for triggered when I noticed my watch...

    0 replies 0 votes Posted
  • kayla42695 1

    Desperate for an answer

    I was a healthy weight as a child however when i hit 14 (about the time i hit puberty and also when i started taking antidepressants) i started gaining weight continuously i also found out despite always being thin i was prediabetic. In an effort to to fix these issues i cut a lot of bad stuff in my...

    0 replies 0 votes Posted
  • gmp1 2

    unintentional weight loss

    My 17 yo son lost stone and half over 4 months without trying, initially when he was eating he would get full just after a few bites but after a couple of months that became better and eating lots more again but was still losing no matter what and he can't gain any of it back, he's under his weight from...

    5 replies 0 votes Last reply
  • sweetmelissa 5

    Very fast weight loss and loss of appetite!

      I am a 36 year old female and am having rapid weight loss and loss od appetite.  I have always had a very large appetite, eating all day long, and now, all of the sudden, I can't seem to eat anything.  I mean, I still eat, but it seems like a struggle.  I still eat because I have to and in hopes of...

    5 replies 0 votes Last reply
  • manofsteel89 2

    Facial weight loss

    Hi I've lost over stone and a half since Xmas it happened in a month and my face has sunk in like my cheek bones are really visible I feel ill all the time I have gd appetite any input would be appreciated

    6 replies 1 vote Last reply
  • Boris Wagner 2

    I don't know what's going on

     A have noticed that I have lost a large amount of weight in a very short amount of time. I lost around 10 pounds in 3 and a half weeks. I was 164 pounds know I am 154 pound and I do not know why. I did not change my diet at all, and I do not exercise. I have had some appetite loss but that seems to...

    6 replies 0 votes Last reply
  • babsc52 2

    Unintentional weight loss

    I have lost over a stone in weight since the beginning of the year though not intentionally I have had every blood test under the sun, chest x-ray, CT scan but nothing is showing up I have never been overweight, weighing just over 9 stone, but now I am 8st 2lb and seem to be losing around 1 lb a month....

    8 replies 0 votes Last reply
  • sree12945 2

    I m worried I have some cancer

    I lost nearly 7 kg weight 8 months ago. After that I have been eating so much to gain weight but nothing is happening .. I eat 6 times a day now . But not gaining any weight . I only have 48 kg , height of 5'6" . I m really worried I have some cancer.

    6 replies 0 votes Last reply
  • anon68 2

    I've been eating normally/extra but losing weight.

    I've always been on the skinny side, but I've lost about half a stone in the last few weeks and am now only about 8 stone 3lb making me underweight for my height (just under 5 feet 8 inches). I have been stressed and busy, but have been more stressed and busier in my life without losing weight like this....

    3 replies 0 votes Last reply
  • kay19801 4

    Really do not know what to do.....

    Hi all Will keep this very brief.....I suffer from severe Health Anxiety, as from January this year I have been checked for lung cancer, throat cancer, stomach cancer, FBC's (all normal thank goodness) however now I am afraid I have colon cancer....... I have lost 7lbs in nearly 7 weeks, have had a...

    16 replies 1 vote Last reply
  • MarieAzzi84 3
  • anon68 2

    Trying to gain weight without raising cholesterol

    I'm trying to gain weight having lost about half a stone and now having a bmi of less than 18. However, recent blood tests show my cholesterol to be quite high (190 for max normal of 200). The HDL is 67 which again is at the top end, but I think this is the "good" cholesterol (it says max of 70). I don't...

    6 replies 0 votes Last reply
  • jos321 2

    Weight loss unintentional?

    Ive recently been losing weight when i shouldnt of, been eating bad and no gym but the weight is falling off me. Im also getting strange shooting pains/sensations all over my body. I do have quite bad anxiety but am not on medication. Anyone else experiencing this?? I do nothing but worry every day about...

    1 reply 0 votes Last reply
  • james71998 2
  • shak2340 2

    Weight loss after stopping medication

    Hi I just have a quick question I'm a male 28 years old and I hope some one can help,I was on amtitriplyine for 2 years 25mg to 50mg and I did gain weight.I came off this medication towards the end of October this year and I've lost weight without excises.I weighed myself start of last month and I was...

    0 replies 0 votes Posted
  • Rayadeluna 1

    LOST weight on CORTEF GAINED weight off of it...

    Hello, I have been diagnosed with Addison's for 1.5 years and have been on Cortef the entire time. I have weight issues where I loose alot of weight, at one point I lost up to 20 lbs and then I'll rapidly gain it back. During the last weight loss, I went down to 135 from 155 lbs and during the time I...

    0 replies 0 votes Posted
  • Witsend 2

    Unexplained weight loss

    Hi, I am new to this and would really appreciate your thoughts and advice. About 9 weeks ago I got indigestion and heartburn in the bottom of my breastbone (the start of the stomach from the oesophagus) and took some Gaviscon. This didn’t do anything so after a week I went to the GP who said it could...

    2 replies 0 votes Last reply
  • UK-Ven-medicate 6

    Drastic Weight loss

    in 3-4 weeks I have lost over 1 stone. This is not planned and I whilst Ima all sort of medication for back pain amongst other things. I cant understand what is happening to me. My GP has sent bloods away for test on thyroid, Liver and Pancreas and they are all back clear. The GP says it's not the medication...

    5 replies 2 votes Last reply
  • amy50971 2

    Weight loss and loosing faith

    I'm 20 years old and under medical investigation I have close to 3 stone in 10 months with no change to diet no increase in exercise. My blood tests are coming back normal been tested all the usual hepatitis a,b and c hiv and Tb all negative. Ct scan done but won't get results until 22nd. My issue is...

    3 replies 2 votes Last reply
  • TJCH 1

    Im starving but i cant/dont want to eat

    Im 19 years old, 5 feet tall and 87 pounds.. Im pretty much always hungry but can never seem to eat.  Sometimes I feel too sick to eat, other times I just dont want to and cant force myself.  Im basically only eating enough to get by, maybe less than 500 calories a day.  It has been going on for a while...

    1 reply 0 votes Last reply
  • josie56351 1

    unexplained weight loss off and on for eight years

    hi, ​i am 57 years old and suddenly lost 17 pounds in 2008 after a very traumatic series of events. I maintained that new weight for many years but began to do a slow weight loss spiral in 2014. at that point, I was told I had pancreatic insufficincy by my gastroenterologist after haivng many tests....

    0 replies 0 votes Posted
  • jennifer01247 2

    Concerned for my weight loss

    Im seroiously concerned about my weight! I used to weigh in at around 160 while going through menopause and it bothered me somewhat but i wasnt focused on it. When my mother got older ,as we were very close i would go over to her apartment several times a week or take her to all of her doctor appts She...

    3 replies 1 vote Last reply
  • alym137 1

    Gained weight on Antidpresaants and can't shift it

    Hi I went on to 20mg of fluoxetine last October. I have suffered various eating disorders from a young age and before I went on the medication I was losing weight. I am not under weight at all, I am very active and very healthy in my diet. Yet I shou up 14lbs on the meds and can't even drop a lb....

    0 replies 0 votes Posted
Back to top Next


We want the forums to be a useful resource for our users but it is important to remember that the forums are not moderated or reviewed by doctors and so you should not rely on opinions or advice given by other users in respect of any healthcare matters. Always speak to your doctor before acting and in cases of emergency seek appropriate medical assistance immediately. Use of the forums is subject to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy and steps will be taken to remove posts identified as being in breach of those terms.