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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marci Dietrich
40 years experience Bariatrics
The question of tx?: Not necessarily, first of all please be diagnosed properly by knowlegeable professionals that you do have bulimia nervosa. If you do.., hx, physical e ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Sondike
26 years experience Pediatrics
Will or could?: Bulimia most likely won't kill you, but it can. Electrolyte disturbances from vomiting, renal failure from laxative abuse, and rhabdomyolosis from e ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Eating Disorders: In general, eating disorders need thorough evaluation by a mental health counselor to determine the type, extent, and comorbidity issues, which will g ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
29 years experience Psychiatry
Surprisingly High: According to the national association of anorexia nervosa and associated eating disorders, eating disorders have the highest mortality rates of any me ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Soto
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Symptoms of bulimia nervosa include having strong urge to eat large amounts of food in one setting to the point of feeling excessively full. This the ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
Eating disorder : If you think you have an eating disorder, call a psychologist or psychiatrist who specializes in eating disorders and find out. They will know what yo ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
Usually starts in: Although most of the symptoms revolve around weight eds are about body image and feelings of lack of self worth. Causality is different for each perso ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Catherine Spitz
10 years experience Clinical Psychology
Death: Untreated eating disorders can have devastating effects on the sufferers. Please read this link for a breakdown: http://www.Nationaleatingdisorders.Or ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Patterson
48 years experience Psychiatry
Anoexia/Bulimia: Both are eating disorders and more common in females. Anorexia primarily involves restriction of food intake in order not to gain weight therefore are ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
By what you say: Your description of your eating and purging behavior is the primary way anyone who doesn't know you very well can tell.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Honestly: I hope you have a good relationship with your parents. If you know you have bulimia, tell them. They will want to help you. You need a nutritionist a ... Read More

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