Purging is a disorder in which a person purges after eating, often by vomiting. Other purging methods include the use of laxatives to speed the passage of food through the digestive system so less of it is absorbed by the body and the use of diuretics to rid the body of water weight.

Symptom severities
Severe 18
Moderate 36
Mild 41
None 402
What patients with Eating Disorder report taking for the purpose of treating Purging
Psychotherapy 1
Senna 1
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