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is nonstop xs eating a symptom of eating disorder?

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Dr. Marc Jacobson MD.
47 years experience Adolescent medicine
It can be: When eating is out of control frequently it is one of the symptoms of buiimia nervosa, other symptoms include purging, obsession with weight and shape, and irregular menstrual periods, .
Answered on Jul 25, 2015
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Dr. Julie O'Toole
35 years experience Pediatrics
Be specific: Non stop xs? What does that mean?
Answered on May 4, 2016
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Eating: Cd probably means excess. Could be medical causes such as diabetes, medications, or eating disorder if other symptoms ate present such as binging/purging.
Answered on May 4, 2016
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