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I need to stop eating paper please help i have fybermyalgia n i take cymbalta (duloxetine) and now i eat paper?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Pica: Pica is a condition where people eat things with no nutritional value. The most well known cause of pica is iron deficiency, so having your hemoglobin checked would be wise. Otherwise, it can be considered an eating disorder, which requires psychological assessment.

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Last updated May 23, 2015

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