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Can you have normal weight and still have eating disorder?

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Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Psychiatry
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In brief: Yes

Eating disorders fall into several categories.
Someone with bulimia nervosa usually has close to normal weight but they maintain their weight by dangerous purging (vomiting). Eating rituals or behaviors can be associated with obsessive compulsive disorder which can lead to eating problems as well.

In brief: Yes

Eating disorders fall into several categories.
Someone with bulimia nervosa usually has close to normal weight but they maintain their weight by dangerous purging (vomiting). Eating rituals or behaviors can be associated with obsessive compulsive disorder which can lead to eating problems as well.
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Dr. Julie O'Toole
Pediatrics
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In brief: Absolutely!

Even people with anorexia nervosa may go through periods of normal weight or higher than normal weight, and their diagnosis is still anorexia nervosa.

In brief: Absolutely!

Even people with anorexia nervosa may go through periods of normal weight or higher than normal weight, and their diagnosis is still anorexia nervosa.
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