Anorexia Nervosa (cont.)
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When To Call a Doctor
Call your doctor immediately if you (or someone you care about) have been diagnosed with anorexia nervosa and:
Call your doctor if you (or someone you care about):
Watchful waiting is a wait-and-see approach. Watchful waiting is not a safe way to handle a possible eating disorder.
Getting early treatment improves your chances of overcoming anorexia.
Who to see
The following health professionals can help diagnose or treat an eating disorder:
For severe anorexia, starvation, or life-threatening mental health problems, getting treatment in a hospital or an eating disorder treatment center is needed.
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
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