Intentional Vomiting (Purging), Pain Or Discomfort And Pulsating Sensation

Reviewed on 2/6/2023

Intentional vomiting or purging is a sign of the eating disorder known as bulimia nervosa. Intentional vomiting can be accompanied by pain or discomfort in their stomach or abdomen. A pulsating sensation in the abdomen can be a sign of an aortic aneurysm. Seek immediate medical attention if you observe a pulsating sensation in the abdomen. Always describe concerning symptoms to your doctor.

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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