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Anorexia and lanugo now, help me?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Anorexia: Lanugo not uncommon in advanced cases. Good sign is you are seeking help. Talk to your pcp for referral for evaluation and tx.
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Dr. Julie O'Toole
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Weight restoration : I have seen even impressive cases of lanugo (which can be dark) go away completely with adequate weight restoration. If you do not become weight restored the lanugo will stay.
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Last updated Jan 16, 2019

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