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A 21-year-old female asked:

How long does it take to get your appetite back after being sick with bronchitis?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Variable: This depends on individual, degree of illness and causation. The loss of appetite is predominantly due to release of cytokines like tnf from inflammatory cells. When the inflammation is entirely gone this should reverse itself quickly.

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