What are symptoms of bulimia nervosa?

Possible clues. Signs of bulemia: enlarged salivary glands, bleeding into whites of eye, red spots on neck & face from vomiting, scarring of first finger joint of dominant hand from induced vomiting, chronic diarrhea. Gi complications: teeth erosions, increased blood amylase, esophagitis, tears or rupture of esophagus, dilation of stomach & upper small bowel, pancreatitis, colon dilation & pigmenting (melanosis).
Bulimia. Some other signs are eating large quantities in secret. Maybe skipping meals with friends and family, weight isuues (either too heavy or too little) spending time in the bathroom after meals. Buying laxatives.

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What are some sign-symptoms of bulimia nervosa that a parent might notice?

Several. #1 going to the restroom(to purge) immediately after a meal. #2 erosion of the enamel of the teeth from the stomach acid. #3 finding emetic(vomiting) agents in your childs room. #4 weight loss in spite of seemingly adequate nutritional intake. #5 a childs extraordinary focus on food and "weight gain". These teens are more likely female, & need psychological counselling immediately-life threatening. Read more...
Signs to watch for. Signs of bulemia: enlarged salivary glands, bleeding into whites of eye, red spots on neck & face from vomiting, scarring of first finger joint of dominant hand from induced vomiting, chronic diarrhea. Gi complications: teeth erosions, increased blood amylase, esophagitis, tears or rupture of esophagus, dilation of stomach & upper small bowel, pancreatitis, colon dilation & pigmenting (melanosis). Read more...