A 19-year-old female asked about a female:
Why and how did my anorexia sister lose 24 pounds in 2 months?
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Dr. Venkata Valluryanswered
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Anorexia: you just answered your own question. Anorexia is an eating disorder causing people to obsess about weight and what they eat, it is an emotional disorder characterized by an obsessive desire to lose weight by refusing to eat. Hence she lost all that weight
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