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 17
Moderate 35
Mild 40
None 383
What patients with Eating Disorder report taking for the purpose of treating Purging
Psychotherapy 1
Senna 1
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