Recovery to anorexia nervosa

Patient

Q: I am 14 years old and am a purging anorexic i never told anyone for 5-6 months but recently i have told 3 of my closest friends and now they are worried and i dont want them to worry so i am trying to recovery as soon as possible so my questions are
- How long does true recovery take?
- Are there any risks or affects that could happen to me during recovery?
thank you

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