Eating disorder - anorexia
To be diagnosed with anorexia, a person must:
People with anorexia may severely limit the amount of food they eat, or eat and then make themselves throw up. Other behaviors include:
Other symptoms of anorexia may include:
Other causes of weight loss or muscle wasting must be ruled out with medical testing. Examples of other conditions that can cause these symptoms include:
Tests should be done to help find the cause of weight loss, or see what damage the weight loss has caused. Many of these tests will be repeated over time to monitor the patient.
These tests may include:
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