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I have an eating disorder. I am bulimic. How will this affect my digestive health?

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: See below

Complications of bulimia include esophageal injury from vomiting, delayed gastric emptying, irritable bowel syndrome, esophageal rupture from vomiting, and tooth decay.

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Complications of bulimia include esophageal injury from vomiting, delayed gastric emptying, irritable bowel syndrome, esophageal rupture from vomiting, and tooth decay.
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Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Can cause ulcers

Repetitive vomiting can be very bad for your health.
Acid from your stomach can cause ulcers and even erode tooth enamel. Anemia and dehydration can occur. Dr. Wiseman, a former resident of mine created a web page with more information and links: http://cpancf.Com/eatingdisorders.Asp.

In brief: Can cause ulcers

Repetitive vomiting can be very bad for your health.
Acid from your stomach can cause ulcers and even erode tooth enamel. Anemia and dehydration can occur. Dr. Wiseman, a former resident of mine created a web page with more information and links: http://cpancf.Com/eatingdisorders.Asp.
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