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My BMI is 14.5 and i don't have an eating disorder either. What is wrong with me?

My BMI is 14.5 and i don't have an eating disorder either. What is wrong with me?

Sorry no one has: Responded 2your question yet. I assumed that 1of the physicians would pick up the question but i hope they will respond after i do. On a bmi chart u r severely underweight. Perhaps u have an eating disorder and do not realize it. If not, there could be other medical reasons. Have you traveled in underdeveloped countries? You might have an intestinal bug. Physicians what else could be happening? ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'Leary Jr
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Body Mass Index (Definition)

Body mass index (BMI) is a measurement based on a person's height and weight, to decide if a person is too heavy or too light for his height. The index is a number that can be in the underweight range, normal range, overweight range, or obese range. Children use different number ranges than adults do, ...Read more


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Low BMI (16.8), working on gaining weight, no eating disorders. How high are my risk of infertility?

Low BMI (16.8), working on gaining weight, no eating disorders. How high are my risk of infertility?

Low BMI: This is the right time for you to have an appointment with the Gynecologist. If you are worried about infertility, please make sure you discuss this with the Gynecologist. ...Read more

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A very strange question but would a person with an eating disorder or BMI of 16 have menopausal symptoms . Had hysterectomy my at 35 , now 47?

A very strange question but  would a person with an eating disorder or BMI of 16 have menopausal symptoms . Had hysterectomy my at 35 , now 47?

Impending menopause: Hi. At 47, menopause is imminent, and perimenopausal symptoms can be menopausal symptoms! Methinks your symptoms are perimenopausal! Talk with your gyn! And eat healthily! ...Read more

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My parents won't get me treatment for my eating disorder and say I'm just doing it for attention. My bmi is 14.8 what do I do?

My parents won't get me treatment for my eating disorder and say I'm just doing it for attention. My bmi is 14.8 what do I do?

Weight disorders: Sorry to hear about your dilemma. Can you discuss with a school counselor? If you are under 18 and can't go to the doctor by yourself, then perhaps you have an uncle, aunt, other family member who can be your advocate. Ask your family if they would take you to a psychologist who specializes in weight disorders treatment just once to have an objective opinion about your medical diagnosis. Best. ...Read more

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Are there tests to diagnose eating disorders?

Are there tests to diagnose eating disorders?

See U PCP: And he or she will be able to tell u if u. R or refer u to someone else. ...Read more

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How does it take for docs to diagnose eating disorders?

Eating DO: Thorough ssessment, medical and psychological, and good history taking ...Read more

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How do doctors diagnose an eating disorder?

Exam: Through taking a good history of eating habita and body image issue and also through doing a good details physical exam, sometimes may need the help of some blood testing. ...Read more

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Which symptoms would doctors look for to diagnose an eating disorder?

See details: Significant damage to teeth, other signs of malnutrition, unusual weight loss, electrolyte abnormalities, etc. ...Read more

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Is there any kind of online test or quiz that you know of that can help diagnose an eating disorder such as bulimia?

Is there any kind of online test or quiz that you know of that can help diagnose an eating disorder such as bulimia?

Online diagnosis: Eating disorders are serious business, and can have serious health consequences, see a human professional psychiatrist or clinical psychologist if u really have a q. About it - u r worth it. For some education see: http://cpancf.Com/eatingdisorders.Asp. ...Read more

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Diagnoses with gastroparesis throw up all dayFamily keep asking about bulimia so much I'm questioning myself now... can I hav eating disorder¬ kno?

Diagnoses with gastroparesis throw up all dayFamily keep asking about bulimia so much I'm questioning myself now... can I hav eating disorder¬ kno?

In the mind? : The answer lies in your "body image" Do you think that you are fat despise being told you are Normal weight by your doctors? Were you a gymnast or ballet dancer? Keep up your psychology evaluation! It sounds like your family is worried about you and this leads me to think anorexia or bulimia are possible. One in 5 women with anorexia die of disease. Mortality 4 bulimia lower, death possible ...Read more

Bmi (Definition)

Bmi or body mass index is how we define if a person is under or overweight. It is calculated my taking your height in meters and dividing it by your weight in kilograms squared. Or using a bmi calculator. A normal weight is a bmi between 18-25. Obese is a ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Eating Disorder (Definition)

Eating disorder is a psychiatric condition characterized by abnormal eating habits and dysfunctional relationship with food. Examples of eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia ...Read more