Not feeling hungry + nausea

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For the past few days I haven’t been feeling hungry, struggling to finish meals + have nausea.

The nausea isn’t at the same time as eating, and it’s only been at night.

I put up with both issues for the first few days but now it’s impacting on my life, especially around this time (Christmas= bigger meals).

I’m slightly underweight anyway (7 stone 5’3 17 year old) so this obviously isn’t helping, but I haven’t lost much weight (if any) so I’m not worried. 

It’s been going on for about a week now. I had an ear infection for two weeks and then this happens, so I haven’t had a break from the illnesses.

I had acid reflux on Wednesday/Thursday caused by eating a small piece of chocolate cake at 8pm but I haven’t had it since.

On one of the days with the nausea I also had stomach pain, but it stopped and moved onto the nausea.

I don’t know what it is and I can’t go to the doctor until it’s open again. I can’t be pregnant and so it’s all confusing. I wouldn’t be worried if my cat hadn’t started hanging around me when I feel ill.

Any suggestions as to what it is are very appreciated smile

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    Also another thing I should mention is that when I am feeling nauseous, my cheeks are actually quite flushed (which is not normal for me normally even when I’m not ill, because I’m pale and suffered from various stuff like anaemia)
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  • Posted

    Sometimes ear infections can make you feel sick.  You could also try a food diary to see if a certain food is causing nausea.
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    • Posted

      I didn’t reply initially because it went away for two days (25th + 26th) but then today it came back again. I’m not eating any differently so I don’t think it’s because of allergies. I’ve been eating slightly less still but not as bad as much less it was before.
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    I would see your doctor as soon as possible to see if you have an infection that needs antibiotics.
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      Hi again I didn’t see this reply because of email sad

       

      I stopped trying to eat more, and it’s been better. I mean, it happened today but that was just the feeling full because of nausea because of another issue.

      I still don’t have a desire to eat really, but the nausea is gone so I eat anyway.

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      Sometimes faults appear on this site and affect one conversation only but everyone else’s works.  I got an immediately reply from the technical team and they asked me to send them the fault report.  When I did this. it was eventually fixed.  It might be worth sending them a message on their help page.

      Glad you’re feeling better.  However, if your symptoms keep coming back, see your doctor.

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