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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ray Tidman
37 years experience Family Medicine
Are you getting-: Help. If you are malnourished your g i track will not function correctly. Further leading to malabsorption. Good that you are seeking answers.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julie Stahl
32 years experience Psychiatry
Several: There are many medications that can help with bulimia, but not all work on all individuals. Ssris are commonly prescribed, but in other cases it is a ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
One thought: Note that you are already on Adderall xr, Dexedrine and Lexapro (escitalopram) and have behavior therapy. Doubt that you need more meds in your system ... Read More
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Dr. Laura Wuarin
23 years experience Psychiatry
Several: You are already on several good medications. I wonder if topamax (topiramate) (an anticonvulsant) can help bulimia and anxiety as well as stabilize mo ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
It may: Many of the eating disorders are accompanied by underlying stress and depression, so medications can be helpful. It is so important to seek the help ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
That depends: On whether you have associated MEDICAL ISSUES that require medication. In rare cases eating disorders have a purely medical or neurological basis. Mos ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Discuss w/ therapist: Personality disorders are not considered to be physical problems so medication might not be too useful. The other symptoms you name are often treated ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Smith
39 years experience Psychiatry
Better assessment: You describe a panoply of medications, all at doses too low to be effective.. You need a medication reassessment, which will consider medicatiion at ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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NO: Liver cancer associated with many other conditions ( ie. Hep C, heavy metal ingestion, etc.) but no relation to bulimia, Liver failure can cause emes ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I : I am so glad that you wrote in with this question. Please get in touch with your doctor right away. I can not diagnose you. However a couple of things ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
Depends: Bulimics typically get rid of binge calories by purging (vomiting) or with laxitives. Purging can lead to marked electrolyte imbalance, which can put ... Read More
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