Loss of appetite for a week but feel mostly fine.

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28 yr old male here.

About two weeks ago i started getting these split second head spins. They would only last a second and happen about 2-3 times a day, with a small lump on top of my head which i had not noticed before. I went to the doctor and got the all clear that it was not anything too serious. He checked my chest and back, felt the lump on my head, my ears, temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar test, everything was normal. He said the lump was nothing and that the head spins were most likely down to my glasses and that I should get my eyes re-checked.

However a day or two later, after the split second head spins stopped, I got a really empty feeling in my stomach that did not pass for about 2-3 days, and since that passed, I have been feeling better and like my normal self, BUT I do not have an appetite and I don't get hungry. 

I only eat 1 meal a day and that's only because i know I need to eat. I don't get nauseous, I don't vomit, I don't feel sick, no constipation and no diarrhea. I've googled my symptoms and come up with nothing, If anything, googling has made me think i'm either pregnant (lol) or i have some form of cancer.

I've got a doctors appointment again tomorrow but i'd like to know before hand if anyone else has experienced anything like this before. Am i looking into this too much? Is one meal a day enough? What could it possibly be? It's driving me insane.

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    Hi as huskayy, I think something is going on. You may have labyrinthitis which could explain the spinning sensation and stops you eaten due an in balance in your ears. Have you been able to drink liquid? Ask for some anti sickness medication and eat little and often if you can with ginger, which could help to settle your stomach. Good luck tell us how you get on with the doctor.
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      Hey sam!

      Thanks for replying. 

      The headspins have stopped now, its just a lack of appetite now. I feel 100% fine apart from the tiredness (which is pretty mild and not severe at all). but yeah, i don't know what else. I eat one meal a day, I can drink as much fluid as i want and I poop once a day as well. It's just such a change from how i was before that its got me worried it could be something more serious.

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      Stress will stop you eating, eat what you want when you want and see your doctor or another one, just to check you've not got a underlying infection or anything.

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