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What are the symptoms of anorexia?

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Psychiatry 32 years experience
Anorexia: Is decrease sensation of appetite. Symptoms depend on cause of anorexia, for example anorexia nervosa which cause binging, purging, amenorrhea, fatigue, swollen joints, hair loss, etc.

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A 30-year-old member asked:

What are common symptoms of anorexia?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Anorexia: Is decrease sensation of appetite. Symptoms depend on cause of anorexia, for example anorexia nervosa which cause binging, purging, amenorrhea, fatigue, swollen joints, hair loss, etc. Etiology unknown in most cases of eating disorders, but genetics, environmental, psychological & medical factors can attribute.
A 42-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms of anorexia? How to tell if I have it?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Anorexia: Is decrease sensation of appetite. Symptoms depend on cause of anorexia, for example anorexia nervosa which cause binging, purging, amenorrhea, fatigue, swollen joints, hair loss, etc. Etiology unknown in most cases of eating disorders, but genetics, environmental, psychological & medical factors can attribute.
A 22-year-old member asked:

What is anorexia?

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Dr. Steven Bowers
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Definition: Anorexia - diminished appetite. Anorexia nervosa is a complex psychiatric condition in which the affected person has a distorted body image and through various behaviors loses body weight. The weight loss can be severe enough to produce significant malnutrition and even death.
A 42-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms of anorexia? How to know if you have it?

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Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Psychiatry 22 years experience
Low weight: Weight below 85% of expected intense fear of gaining weight or being fat. Disturbance of body image. For women loss of normal menses. Talk to your doctor.
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What are the symptoms of Anorexia nervosa?

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