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What are some sign-symptoms of bulimia nervosa that a parent might notice?
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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: 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).

In brief: 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).
Dr. Charles Cattano
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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