Intentional Vomiting (Purging) And Upset Stomach

Reviewed on 8/10/2022

Intentional vomiting or purging is characteristic of eating disorders such as bulimia. And upset stomach can accompany this condition. An upset stomach also can be related to other conditions including irritable bowel syndrome or gastroenteritis. Seek the advice of a doctor if you are struggling with purging, and discuss any worrisome symptoms with your health care provider.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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