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is it normal to not have much appetite and loss of weight after being diagnosed with sinusitis and bronchiospasm?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes, it can happen: But do try to get some nourishment. This might be a time for clear broth - protein & fluid. Also, indulge in anything that turns you on. Egg nog works to get some protein into some - turn pages in cookbooks till something sparkles.
Answered on Sep 20, 2013
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