What are the consequences of vomiting on a regular basis?

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What are the consequences of  vomiting on a regular basis?
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ListenerDakota
February 1st, 2016 8:14am
Definitely not good, that's for sure. Initially, you'll start trowing up even when you don't mean to. This can be anything from reflux to not being able to keep food down. It'll also damage your throat, and be very painful and scratchy. Like a horrible cold. Your voice might get harsh, swallowing might hurt and there might even be bleeding. If it ever starts bleeding, please go see a doctor. This can get so much worse and even be a risk of choking or even death. It's a big deal. Please take care of yourself
mamabear20
January 4th, 2016 9:06pm
Bringing stomach acid into the esophagus and mouth on a regular basis tears apart the lining and wears away the enamel in your teeth. It also prevents your body from absorbing the nutrients it needs, and it will feel as though it is in a constant state of starvation. This will cause your body to break down muscle since there isn't an adequate supply of glycogen stored in your liver.
Anonymous
April 1st, 2015 7:08pm
There are several serious consequences to vomiting on a basis. The most concerning problems are burning of the lining of the esophagus and mouth, enamel on the teeth eroding, and potentially skin damage on the hands, all caused by stomach acid during vomiting. A serious health concern is electrolyte imbalance because the person is removing the contents of their stomach before the nutrients are absorbed. In no particular order of severity or frequency of occurrence, other problems may include: abdominal pain, cracked or broken ribs from dry heaving, pulled muscles, sore throat (if purging using the fingers), headaches, fainting (nutrients imbalance), and gastrointestinal problems. If you or someone you know is struggling with an eating disorder, reach out for help.
Anonymous
February 16th, 2016 4:31am
Weight gain or rapid weight loss Abdominal pain, bloating. Swelling of the hands and feet. Chronic sore throat, hoarseness. Broken blood vessels in the eyes. Swollen cheeks and salivary glands. Inability to keep food down. Tooth Decay Damage to stomach internally Dehydration
Chiara900
April 5th, 2015 9:23pm
Since you lose potassium and sodium you might get a lack of electrolytes which can lead to heart failure. Furthermore, stomach acid can lead to tooth decay (since it hurts the enamel) and the inflammation of the esophagus.
vanna
April 15th, 2015 11:54am
From a medical standpoint, it can cause your esophagus to deteriorate, which can allow acid to get out into your body and do harm, and it can also deteriorate your teeth (ie your molars mostly) and, on a less severe note, cause bad breath.
PhoenixB
December 3rd, 2015 7:31pm
The most plain consequence is the body starving. The body isn't getting the nutrients it needs and will begin shutting down without the energy to keep it going. Energy comes from food, so whomever is losing what keeps the body going. Keep in mind that stomach acid is one of the strongest acids out there. It does damage to your esophagus and teeth. You get bad breath too.
Anonymous
December 14th, 2015 9:42am
Vomiting on a regular basis is damaging to both your stomach and esophagus, as well to your overall well -being. It can lead to acid reflux, gastritis and other related issues. It is important to keep yourself hydrated whenever this happens and try to minimize effects with an appropriate diet. And also seek professional help if the issue persists.
InternalAcceptance
February 9th, 2016 4:22am
Vomiting on a regular basis can cause, but not limited to, damage to your teeth due to stomach acid, tears in your stomach and esophagus, ulcers, electrolyte imbalances (which can lead to seizures is they are low enough). heart palpitations and heart failure.
Anonymous
February 9th, 2016 6:10am
Vomiting on a regular basis cause tooth decay. Eventually, it will destroy your enamel and you won't have all your teeth. It can also cause problems in your stomach. If you do it excessively, then soon, you won't be able to keep food down any longer and will have to be hospitalized or else you'll die from starvation and dehydration.
KleineHaschen
May 25th, 2016 10:28pm
Physical Esophageal problems Vocal chord damage Stomach ulcers Osteoporosis Hair loss Digestive problems Decreased body temperature Irregular heart beat Elimination problems Dental Damage Organ damage Vitamin and mineral deficiencies Enlarged salivary glands Dry skin Decreased bone density Menstrual dysfunction Hormone irregularities Insomnia Low red blood cell levels Weak muscles Immune system damage Psychological Out of control feelings Mood changes Avoidance of others Constantly thinking about food Depression Anxiety Unable to eat with others Poor body-image Other bulimia side effects include difficulty conceiving a child, a larger risk of miscarriage and premature birth after conception. Some theorize that nature requires humans and animals to be healthy themselves in order to continue to propagate a species that is capable of surviving—theory of natural selection. Bulimia side effects damage a woman’s body which can physically inhibit her from having healthy children in the future
Anonymous
January 15th, 2018 8:07am
Loss of teeth, heart failure, esophageal cancer, internal bleeding, infertility, dehydration & kidney damage
AngelClare
May 8th, 2018 6:31pm
Sore throat, damage to oesophagus and stomach lining, bleeding, dehydration, malnutrition, electrolyte imbalances that might require hospitalisation