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Medical Reason for Loss of Appetite?

I suffered from anorexia nervosa when I was 13 and 14 years old.  After the 2nd hospitalization, I decided the only way to avoid relapse was to not diet at all.  Following that realization, I recovered and have a lived a very full life.  I am married with 2 children and have held successively more senior positions with a Fortune 500 company.  Approximately a month ago, I had a very severe stomach virus that my daughter had picked up at school.  Since that time, I have had absolutely no appetite.  Could there be a physical reason for the loss of appetite or should I be concerned that I am going to relapse after 30 years?
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I would see your physician to determine any possible medical intervention.  Anything is possible.  Without knowing other possible eating disorder symptoms and/or underlying emotional issues, it's hard to say about possible relapse.  It sounds like you've have embraced your life with husband and children.  And you have had to learn how to express your feelings, needs and manage coping with your life.  I doubt you are relapsing.  However, if the medical route is not successful, it would not hurt to speak with an eating disorder specialist to explore issues in your life and possibly food issues.  Best, Dr Patricia Pitts  The Bella Vita  Los Angeles, CA
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Depression is a maina cause of loss of apetite
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