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Trouble gaining weight after bronchitis/virus, should I be worried?

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TheInvisiblePoster Sat 09-Feb-13 22:28:34

A month before Christmas I had bronchitis which was easily treated with antibiotics but then around 3 days after that cleared up I caught a virus, I can honestly say I have never been so ill in my life.

I had a constant banging headache, sore throat, swollen glands, aches all over, couldn't get warm, felt sick and faint had absolutely no appetite and I could barely move off the settee for tiredness.

I'm 5 feet 2 inches and my normal weight is around 9 stone 5 depending on the time of the month, I weighed myself when I started to feel better and was shocked that I had lost over a stone and weighed 8 stone 2.

I've been eating normally for over a month now but still only weigh 8 stone 8, my clothes are all to big for me.

should I be worried

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