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Red spots on skin due to eating disorder/Bulimia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi, well im a bulimic and well, i just ourged and i noticed a lot of tiny red dots come up on my face!
User :   it has happened before maybe once or twice but i was just wondering what this might be - it almost seems like the blood has rushed to the surface!
Doctor :   How many dots are there?
Doctor :   Can yu pinch over them?
User :   no they are not bumpy - my skin is completely smooth like normal, and there are probably over a hundres dots - mainly spreading over my cheeks and a little down my neck
Doctor :   How many times did you vomit now?
Doctor :   or retch?
User :   i made myself vomit until all the food was gone - it probably took about 5 times
Doctor :   Ok do you mean it is forceful and projectile
User :   yeah

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