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01 Apr 2006

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Hi, i've been suffering from anorexia and bullimia for four years.I'm 18 this year and the only thing I look forward to in life is having my own children.I am still getting my period, just not very regular.Is there any chance I wont be able to fall pregnant one day and if I do will the child be normal?Please, I'm very concerned.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear worried.

In cases of severe anorexia and bullimia a critical issue is the body fat ratio. Where this is significantly reduced, it is often difficult for conception to occur. However, a hormone profile might be necessary in this instance to assess any hormone imbalance, if any, which mighty be present.
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