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what parts of the body are most affected by my bulimia

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many organs: Bulimia can have multiple effects on the body, both physical and psycological. Some of the physical effects can include esophageal problems, stomach u ... Read More
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Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
37 years experience Psychiatry
All: Bulimia sometimes is associated with inducing vomitting and laxative use. These may result in loss of your body electrolyte which in turn could affect ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Bulimia: Your doctor will take a history and examine you. From that he/she can tell some things. I respect your fear of blood tests which probably means you ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Eating disorders: Your condition is affecting your body. Body chemistry and digestive patterns change, as does mood. Your teeth will get damaged. This all puts you at ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
See GI specialist: Since you are on Zofran it should help nausea. However, stomach ulcers can present this way. You might have a stomach ulcer. See a specialist to see i ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Eating do: Anorexia & bulimia lead to complications as noted in the diagram.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Bulimia: Bulimia can ultimately cause death. Along the way, it can cause: cheek swelling/soreness; gum disease; tooth enamel erosion ; cavities; throat irr ... Read More
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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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Not long: Every time you vomit it erodes your teeth enamel . Both binging and purging throws you metabolism off. You are also likely sir pressing your thyroid f ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
It sure can: Recurrently binging and vomiting food can result in esophageal and stomach inflammation or injury -- which definitely harms your digestion. Also bloa ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Eating do: Anorexia & bulimia lead to complications as noted in the diagram.
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