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    Our patient is a 27yr old male with history of Crohn’s disease who presented to the ED with vomiting and nausea for 1 day. Patient has been having non-bilious non-bloody vomiting around 10-15 times /day. Patient complained of mild generalized abdominal pain but denied any diarrhea or fever. He denied any recent travel or sick contacts or eating outside food. Patient was a known case of Crohn’s diagnosed at an outside hospital –the outside hospital was contacted and the information was confirmed. Patient was recently started on infliximab for Crohn’s disease and he reported improvement of his Crohn’s symptoms. Patient admitted cannabis use and smokes around 2-3 joints /day. On presentation patient had stable vitals with no fever. Physical exam was unremarkable with soft abdomen. His labs were significant for hypokalemia and mild elevation of creatinine from baseline. (0.7 on admission and next day 1.1). His hepatic panel…

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    Eating Disorders Summary

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    physical, social and psychological health and wellbeing. The purpose of the research was to be able to identify a patient with an eating disorder using clinical features, to successfully treat the patient and produce a better outcome. Eating disorders are classified into anorexia nervosa (AN) and bulimia nervosa (BN). The former is characterised by weight loss, a body mass index (BMI) lower than 17.5, an abnormality of endocrine system such that women have irregular menstruation and men lose…

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    where a person, more commonly teenage girls, will willingly not eat or eat very little food in an attempt to lose weight. This is often associated with as the BMJ puts it low weight and often can be found with anxiety and depression. It is often found to start in the early teen years. You could also possibly see the avoidance of foods, vomiting after eating, or over exercising as ways to remain on their diet.(Nicholls & Viner, 2005). There are quite a few differences between the above and…

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    What Is Bulimia?

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    person with bulimia will typically experience an episode of binge eating at least once a week. These binge eating episodes are characterized by eating an amount of food that is larger than what most people would eat in a snack or meal, under similar circumstances. Like the person in the scenario above, people with bulimia feel as if there eating is out of control and are ashamed of themselves. This disorder is most commonly seen in females during the late teenage years and into the early adult…

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    Vomiting, Infant Vomiting occurs when stomach contents are thrown up and out the mouth. Vomiting is different than spitting up. It is more forceful and contains more than a few spoonfuls of stomach contents. Vomiting can make your infant feel weak and dehydrated. Dehydration can make your infant tired and thirsty, have a dry mouth, and urinate less frequently. It is important to treat your infant's vomiting as directed by your infant's health care provider. HOME CARE INSTRUCTIONS Eating and…

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    Bulimia Nervosa Essay

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    Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder that is characterized by episodes of uncontrollable binge eating followed purging as a form of compensation including, self-induced vomiting; the misuse of laxatives, or diet medications; fasting; and excessive exercise. (Shapiro, et al., 2007) This disorder was categorized as separate diagnostic disorder in 1979, since then it has been found that Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is most effective in combatting bulimic behaviours (Mitchell, et al., 2002).…

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    As a vet tech working in an emergency hospital, I see vomiting dogs a lot. It is probably one of the most common problems that are seen by vets, and there are many reasons behind it. Some are easy to fix, but other times it can be more serious. Below is a list of what you can do at home to help your vomiting dog, and when to seek medical attention. Any kind of irritation of the stomach can cause vomiting. A main cause is what we like to call food indiscretion. Pretty much, it is eating…

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    Essay Before Bulimia

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    followed by self-induced vomiting, fasting, or purging, followed by depression. Bulimia as an eating disorder is defined as consuming a large quantity of food in a short period of time, followed by feelings of shame, and/or guilt. Regardless of whether it is an emotional disorder, or an eating disorder, bulimia before and after effects on the body are devastating. Bulimia Before and After Symptoms Triggers Before Bulimia• Being Hungry: Because bulimics refrain from eating for long periods of…

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    size 2, long legs and plump breast. These desires result in high cases of low self-esteem, insecurity, under age plastic surgery, anorexia nervosa, and bulimia. According to the National Eating Disorder Association, 80% of women are unsatisfied with their appearance and at least 50% of American women are currently dieting. Rigorous dieting plays a key role in triggering eating disorders, which affects within 5 to 10 million American girls and women (4). According to the American Academy of…

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    The Perfect Body Image

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    disorders are anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating. Anorexia nervosa is a psychological fear of gaining weight. Anorexia nervosa has health risks that include abnormally slow heart rate and low blood pressure, reduction of bone density, muscle loss and weakness, severe dehydration, fainting, fatigue, and dry hair and skin. According to Alyssa Trujillo, “Some studies have found that as many as one in one hundred girls between the ages of twelve and eighteen years are affected by…

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