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What is the diagnosis for bulimia? what if a person is using acid reflux or gerd as an excuse or form of purging?

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Bulimia: Bulimia is •Eating large amount of food in short time •Self-evaluation being defined by body shape and weight. •Lack of control over recurrent inappropriate behaviors to prevent weight gain- o Self-induced vomiting o Misuse of Laxatives, Diuretics and Enemas Using GERD can be as an excuse or form of purging. See Psychiatrist for Therapy, coping skills, and self-esteem, and Emotional Health.

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