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Do I have an eating disorder? Have taken laxatives, induced vomiting after binges, gone on 1000cal diets over the past 20 years

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Dr. John Washburn
Family Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Worrisome symptoms

You are describing binging and purging, and you are cutting your caloric intake significantly.
These symptoms are certainly indicative of an eating disorder and/or body dysmorphic disorder. There are other criteria that must be met to actually be diagnosed but i would strongly recommend you see your fp or psychiatrist for further evaluation as these conditions could be dangerous.

In brief: Worrisome symptoms

You are describing binging and purging, and you are cutting your caloric intake significantly.
These symptoms are certainly indicative of an eating disorder and/or body dysmorphic disorder. There are other criteria that must be met to actually be diagnosed but i would strongly recommend you see your fp or psychiatrist for further evaluation as these conditions could be dangerous.
Dr. John Washburn
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Dr. Ana Adelstein
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Very Impt Question!

Pls learn about eds & seek expert help determining whether u have an ed.
4 expert, check the "get help" pg of website of the natl assn of anorexia nervosa & related disorders: http://bit.Ly/16crmyh. Call their helpline: (630) 577-1330. Email them: anadhelp@anad.Org. One ed, anorexia nervosa=the most fatal mental disorder: about 10% w/anorexia die from suicide/starvation/metabolic failure/other.

In brief: Very Impt Question!

Pls learn about eds & seek expert help determining whether u have an ed.
4 expert, check the "get help" pg of website of the natl assn of anorexia nervosa & related disorders: http://bit.Ly/16crmyh. Call their helpline: (630) 577-1330. Email them: anadhelp@anad.Org. One ed, anorexia nervosa=the most fatal mental disorder: about 10% w/anorexia die from suicide/starvation/metabolic failure/other.
Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Probably

It sounds likely that you do have an eating disorder. You should seek some help with a specialist with experience in this area.
Untreated, eating disorders can be fatal.

In brief: Probably

It sounds likely that you do have an eating disorder. You should seek some help with a specialist with experience in this area.
Untreated, eating disorders can be fatal.
Dr. Kevin Passer
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