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A 21-year-old female asked:

Can binge eating cause gastritis?

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Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: Binge eating, especially spicy or fatty foods can definitely cause stomach irritation, or gastritis. If alcohol or caffeine were included with this binge, the risk is even higher. Hope this helps!

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What causes binge eating?

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Binging: Biopsychosocial factors; predisposition, self esteem, and social pressures.
Last updated Aug 19, 2014


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