A little background. I am twenty years old and a full time college student. I've been bulimic for going on three years now and am purging usually four or five times a day, but some days it can be more than ten. I also have been taking laxatives two or three times a week, ten at a time. I go through periods of over-exercising where I am running five to ten miles and swimming 5000 yards a day. I am still medically stable and haven't experienced any real consequences yet, so I feel like I don't really need (more like deserve) to go to an inpatient center. My nutritionist and doctor both have been pushing for me to look into one for the summer, but I'm still really hesitant.
First of all, I'm kind of wondering if I am "sick enough" to go. And second, if anyone has been to inpatient what it was like, and would you suggest it??
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replied January 21st, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
It would be better that you get treatment as inpatient because your all issues will be addressed properly.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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Khan
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