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A 51-year-old female asked:

I have a eating disorder im 52 and weight is 80lbs and 5"6, my bp is 85/55 heart rate is 97 and sometimes my heat rate will drop down to 63 is this ok?

4 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Symptoms: I hope you're under medical care. Your numbers are consistent with an eating disorder and they can cause problems going forward.
Dr. William Conner
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Very concerned: i am sorry for your struggles. I urge you to get help. Please see your doc ASAP for an evaluation. Your eating disorder can cause electrolye abnormalities that can cause your heart to go into a dangerous rhythm. Please seek help. I wish you the best. Be strong. Ask for help.
Dr. Christopher Smith
Family Medicine 42 years experience
Blue pressure: you are 80 lbs and 5 foot 6 You are way under weight. Is there a medical reason for this? I need more medical history to answer your question
Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Dangerous! : Your BMI is dangerously low! You are at serious risk of arrhythmia and sudden death at any moment! You are not ok! You are dying. Please seek emergency care! I do not know what care you have already sought, but you need immediate inpatient treatment. Please share this with your family and seek care ASAP!
Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Provided original answer
They will help! Please consult me back if you are having trouble getting impatient care! I will help you find an anorexia treatment center! There are many!
May 23, 2015
Last updated Nov 27, 2017

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