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My wife has suffered from anxiety attacks, depression and has also been diagnosed with OCD since her brain surgery 18 years ago. She was doing fine until recently when we both contracted a stomach bug. Since then she seems to be reverting to the state she was in previously.  Is it possible that an infection of this nature could cause a person to revert back to an earlier symptom profile?

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