A 40-year-old female asked:
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hi there. is it considered anorexia if the person eats minimal for a few days then binge eats for a day without purging. thank you.

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
No: It sounds more like binge eating disorder. In any case it is a very abnormal eating pattern. I would first consult your doctor then see a psychiatrist that specializes in eating disorders for treatment.
Answered on Mar 20, 2016
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