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What are symptoms of rumination disorder?

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Symptoms of this eating disorder include:

Also, infants with this condition may strain and arch their backs, and make sucking movements with the mouth.

  • Regurgitating food repeatedly
  • Re-chewing food constantly
  • Weight loss
  • Bad breath and tooth decay
  • Repeated stomachaches and indigestion
  • Raw and chapped lips

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Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on May 20, 2018

SOURCES:

MedlinePlus: "Rumination disorder."

Medscape: "Rumination."

 

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on May 20, 2018

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