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Never hungry anymore

Hi, I'm here because I am never hungry anymore. I can't even remember when this started happening, but my parents and sibling have noticed. I am a thirteen year old (turning 14 in June) girl and weigh 116 pounds and I'm 5 ft 5 inches. I'm not quite sure on what information is needed, but the main issue is that I am hardly eating. During breakfast I'll have a bowl of cereal. During lunch in school I normally eat a decent amount of my food but I'm not hungry. If I have lunch during the weekend, well, I don't actually have lunch, I'll just snack on chips or something, During dinner every night, I hardly eat anything. I don't not make myself eat for fear of gaining weight, although sometimes those thoughts come to my mind, but what teenage girl doesn't think that way sometimes. Another thing I have noticed is that sometimes I will just get really angry, sad, or even excited but the excitement normally comes to an end quickly. When I am hungry, the only thing I would want to eat is a snack such as chips or something sweet. I also am always tired, and just want to lay in bed. My parents however don't allow me to all day, so I feel weak all the time(mostly weekends). I appreciate all the help I could get on this subject. Thank you!
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351246 tn?1379682132
I am sorry to hear about your medical problems. One possibility is that you have an eating disorder. In which case taking help from a doctor specialized in treating eating disorders will help. Loss of appetite can be due to certain medications, drug abuse, depression, AIDS, acute and chronic infections, eating disorders, cancers and hypothyroidism.
Please discuss with your doctor. Take care!

The medical advice given should not be considered a substitute for medical care provided by a doctor who can examine you. The advice may not be completely correct for you as the doctor cannot examine you and does not know your complete medical history. Hence this reply to your post should only be considered as a guiding line and you must consult your doctor at the earliest for your medical problem.
I'm 13, and i'm never hungry. I only have to eat a few bites every few days. Is that normal?
17130663 tn?1453949745
hey I'm 13, turning 14 soon. I have the same problem and my mom's friend told me it's because I have low blood sugar and that can cause diabetes. You don't have to eat much, just like a little each day.
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I’m 13 and have the same problem. I’m just not hungry. I never feel like eating but I gorse myself to cause I don’t want my friends and family to know. I also eat cause I don’t want to die. Idk what to do
I'm exactly the same. 17 and NEVER hungry and bored by food and the idea of eating, I can't eat, I have legitimately zero hunger, unless I run a marathon then I'm hungry for some food but its so.. weird...
I'm exactly the same. 17 and NEVER hungry and bored by food and the idea of eating, I can't eat, I have legitimately zero hunger, unless I run a marathon then I'm hungry for some food but its so.. weird...
me too, I'm turning 14 in July and I eat but I'm not hungry...no one has noticed yet and everyone worries too much about me so i don't want to say anything about it..
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Im the same. I'm never ever hungry. but it never effects my energy, fatigue, health... its just strange
It might eventually catch up with you?  I think it helps to view food as fuel.  While you have enough gas in the tank now, it will eventually run out and you will slow down.  And you are your best self if you have a full tank.  Keeping it nutritious doesn't mean stuffing yourself or really being that excited about eating.  Have a set time to fuel up and you'll probably reap the benefit of that during your day?
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