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i lost 25lbs in 3 months.... and im getting really sick. please help

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Old 09-15-2011, 07:14 PM   #1
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Exclamation i lost 25lbs in 3 months.... and im getting really sick. please help

I am 17 years old and 5'11'' and not at all worried about the way I look.
but this summer, i decided that i should take more care of myself by drinking water to hydrate myself. I have a past history of frequent fainting over too much heat, dehydration, and low blood sugar. I figured it is because im tall that's why i need to keep myself hydrated a lot.
Since I was going onto my senior year I decided to have as much fun as possible. Which meant NEVER being home (haha). I don't have a job so I don't have money. I don't have money, so I don't get food. So I got used to drinking a lot of water and small snacks through out the day with one large meal (usually breakfast or dinner).
At the beginning of the summer I weighed 160. Which is normal for my height. At the end of summer I weighed 135. I can barely recognize myself and it's only been 3 months!
I told my family and since I am a teenage girl they assume I did it purposely.
Then I started getting sick.

I got basic symptoms for losing a lot of weight (dizziness, lightheaded, weak, sore, stomach aches, ex.) but one that REALLY caught my eye was the fevers I got.

A month ago I went to Disney World. We were on the dinning plan so every night we ate large dinners with a dessert. My body wasn't used to eating this much. I ended up getting a fever of 101. I didn't make the comparison till recently.

this past week I have been trying desperately to gain weight so I have tried eating 3 meals a day. I made them small at first because my stomach strunk. But I started getting really sick again. My stomach got really bloated and I felt sharp pains through out my abdomen. And I caught a fever again.

I never heard that losing weight gave you fevers when you try to eat. Is this just a coincidence, or is there a real problem I am dealing with?

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Old 09-15-2011, 07:25 PM   #2
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Re: i lost 25lbs in 3 months.... and im getting really sick. please help

I lost weight, about a stone due to not having much of an appetite due to feeling too stressed.
I do get the dizziness if I don't eat, thats how I remember to eat when my appetite fails to kick in.
I don't ever get fevers from eating or over eating.
I think you need to talk to a doctor and get a full blood work done , you shouldn't be getting fevers like that, since you are prone to fainting too it would be good for you to get a check up.

Old 09-15-2011, 07:43 PM   #3
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Re: i lost 25lbs in 3 months.... and im getting really sick. please help

my mom schedualed one for tomorrow because i brought it to her attention... i really hope its nothing tooooo scary

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