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I'm female and aprox 170 tall and weigh 67 kg i feel fat and am having trouble eating i don't ever want to eat and i eat very little when i do. i hate people seeing me eat sometimes i lie and say i ate more i have lost weight . i feed my dog food to make it look more. i feel sick after i eat.could this be the start of a eating disorder ?


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replied January 2nd, 2012
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Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!

I am sorry for the late reply and I know by now you know your condition. Yes, this does sound like a eating disorder. You appear to be very conscious of your weight. I suggest you join a good nutrition expert, a dietician, a physical trainer, and a counselor. You also need to rule out diabetes, PCOD, and hypothyroidism as cause of weight.

Since a confirmed diagnosis cannot be given on net please discuss these possibilities with your doctor. Hope this helps. Take care!



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replied January 18th, 2012
Please make sure you address the beginning of an ED while you still can...the longer you deny it or wish it away, the harder the process will be. You only live ONCE, do you want your life to be centered around eating? I'm sure you have so much more to offer the world than a skinny frame.

GOOD LUCK!!
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replied February 12th, 2012
I am already diagnosed with anorexia. The help available to me has been limited and short lived and limited. Having been left to sort myself out, I ended up having some bingeing and purging. I gained a bit and am now losing that weight. Thing is, I just want to starve myself again so this is no better than before, infact I feel worse than at the lowest point of my AN ...
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