Avatar universal

No period 2 years, fatigue, loss of appetite

I am a 20 year old female. The last time I had my period was about 2 years ago. About 4 years ago my gp diagnosed me with pcos (judged on blood tests, no ultrasound) and I was having a period every 3-4 months.
Lately I have been getting really fatigued, have started to lose my appetite and feel a bit nauseous when I think of eating. Is this all related, or completely seperate symptoms?
Any ideas on what might be going on? Definitely not pregnant
3 Responses
Sort by: Helpful Oldest Newest
Avatar universal
It's definitely related.
Well, there can be anything happening to almost nothing. It's really normal for someone of pcos to feel like this, however it might also be some sort of disguise for a hidden illness that is slightly deadly or may turn deadly.
Helpful - 0
1705894 tn?1307652687
PCOS and fatigue are both linked to an imbalance of the endocrine system.  Loss of appetite can be the PCOS.  You should go to a doctor, please, and get it checked out.  Your life is worth it.
Helpful - 0
351246 tn?1379682132
Welcome to the MedHelp forum!
Basically you have secondary amenorrhea or absence of periods/menstruation due to some thing. Stress and anxiety is a major factor. Thyroid problems and abnormal levels of FSH, LH, prolactin, androgen hormones or male hormones and estrogen hormones too can be the cause. MRI of brain may be required to rule out pituitary tumors secreting prolactin. Another major contributor is polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). This can be diagnosed by a CT scan or abdominal ultrasound and tests for insulin resistance. Smoking is also often associated with secondary amenorrhea and can be worse in presence of stress. Sometimes tumors of the ovaries and brain may also cause absence of menstruation. Severe anemia and malnutrition, excess weight gain or weight loss, hypothyroidism too can contribute. If you have been on pills or depot shots then this can be post pill amenorrhea.
Do discuss this with your gynecologist (consult another if need be) and get yourself examined. Take care!
Helpful - 0
Have an Answer?

You are reading content posted in the Undiagnosed Symptoms Community

Top General Health Answerers
363281 tn?1590104173
Nelson, New Zealand
1756321 tn?1547095325
Queensland, Australia
19694731 tn?1482849837
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Discharge often isn't normal, and could mean an infection or an STD.
In this unique and fascinating report from Missouri Medicine, world-renowned expert Dr. Raymond Moody examines what really happens when we almost die.
Think a loved one may be experiencing hearing loss? Here are five warning signs to watch for.
When it comes to your health, timing is everything
We’ve got a crash course on metabolism basics.
Learn what you can do to avoid ski injury and other common winter sports injury.