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Bulimic, esophagus sore from purging 3X a day, been like this for 1-2 years. The pain is in my upper chest, why?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Esophagitis

Likely esophagitis.
Seek medical attention, your condition is serious.

In brief: Esophagitis

Likely esophagitis.
Seek medical attention, your condition is serious.
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
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Dr. Grant Brenner
Psychiatry

In brief: Check that out asap

In some cases, the esophagus can get a tear from purging.
Rarely, this could lead to infection of the space around the esophagus, called the mediastinum, which can be lethal. There are lots of other serious medical complications, including electrolyte imbalances. If you aren't in treatment, get into treatment. If you are in treatment, you need to address this issue differently immediately.

In brief: Check that out asap

In some cases, the esophagus can get a tear from purging.
Rarely, this could lead to infection of the space around the esophagus, called the mediastinum, which can be lethal. There are lots of other serious medical complications, including electrolyte imbalances. If you aren't in treatment, get into treatment. If you are in treatment, you need to address this issue differently immediately.
Dr. Grant Brenner
Dr. Grant Brenner
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