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Variable: Anorexia is refusal maintain weight at or above a minimally normal weight. Also intense fear of gaining weight or becoming fat even though they are underweight. Women have absence of at least three consecutive menstrual cycles. In bulimia, there are recurrent episodes of binge eating followed by inappropriate behavior to prevent weight gain -self induced vomiting, misuse of laxatives, etc. ...Read moreGet help now ›
See a dermatologist.: If your stretch marks are pretty severe, you could see a dermatologist to discuss treatment options. There are a variety of over-the-counter creams and ointments that may help. Bio-oil is one that is advertised as helping to decrease stretch marks. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Many things: Electrolyte abnormalities would be the most immediate concern that would show up in both blood tests and ekg. Blood tests may be used to evaluate the nutritional status as well and any other disorders that may show up after history, physical examination and results of initial tests. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I have anorexic/bulimic tendencies. I do self harm (cutting). I am depressed as constantly think of suicide. I feel like i'm going insane.Help?:(
Seek Consistent Help: It sounds like things are getting out of control for you pretty quickly and I am concerned about your safety. I would encourage you to contact your physician's office or any mental health professional whom you might already be seeing. If your immediate safety is in question, then you need to go to your closest emergency room. In the long run you need to establish consistent mental health care. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I drunk red wine on Saturday night and since I've had black tar like stools , is it the red wine or the anorexia/bulimia ? Thanks
Anorexia/bulemia: Hello Amanda, please see your doctor soon. Anorexia and bulimia are both commonly associated with gastritis, ulcers and G.I. bleeding. From your history I think any doctor would suspect that you have bleeding somewhere in your digestive tract. This can be very dangerous and you should see your doctor ASAP or go to an ER if he can't see you immediately. Also, stop throwing up. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I starve all day, only an apple, then BINGE AND PURGE ALOT. Am I anorexic, bulimic or both. 5'3" and 80lbs and take laxatives to prevent water weight?
Bulimic: You have symptoms of bulimia nervosa. The best way to address this is to start eating 5 SMALL meals a day & control your portions. Eating one apple in AM, and then starving all day increases likelihood of binge-eating in the evening. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Yes: Yes -- some people with anorexia not only severely control the amount of food they eat, but also purge through vomiting, using laxatives & diuretics, etc. They may also exercise way out of proportion to the amount needed for enjoyment or physical health. They don't usually binge on large quantities of food before making themselves vomit, however. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I used to be anorexic and bulimic and I am afraid I am going to revert back if i don't lose these last 15-20 lbs.?
Healthy weight loss: If needed, there are much healthier ways to lose weight than reverting to anorexia or bulimia. Please see your physician and/or therapist before you relapse. You need to help yourself stay healthy. Good luck to you. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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