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A 20-year-old female asked:

Stopped purging in 2011; now i'm relapsing and have no desire to stop. see my psychiatrist in 3 weeks. should i call him sooner or wait? i'm scared...

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Yes please call.: Some psychiatrists have slots for emergencies or can put you on a cancellation list. However, you will need to have some degree of commitment for tx to help. I hope that your plan includes some form of talking therapy.
Dr. Donald Jacobson
A Verified Doctoranswered
41 years experience
See him early: An eating disorders crisis is certainly something to call your psychiatrist or psychologist about. Don't suffer alone. Reach out for help. Best wishes.

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