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I have not eaten days, I am not hungry and am losing weight

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I have not eaten for 10 days, I am not hungry and am losing weight at an alarming rate. Whatever I eat, goes straight through me, so I am living on water.
I have had IBS for a number of years but NEVER as bad as this, there is NO blood in my faeces.
All the GP's that I know must be on holiday as it all cover GP's and I feel weak from lack of food.
Laraine Waring
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question.

Can you please mention if you have diarrhea or vomiting?

Any other medical problems?

Are you on any medications for anything at the moment?

Please let me know.

Regards