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How is anorexia treated?

I am a teenage girl. I don't think I am classed as anorexic yet- too fat still. I weigh myself 3 times a day, log my calories and weight, have thought about purging, denying food when I am hungry. I am getting worse. I went for 36 hours without food until I ate breakfast this morning. I am thinking about doing it again tomorrow. I am starting to see I need help I am 5'6 tall. I was 116 pounds in march. I was 107 by June but gained back to 109.5 I fasted 36 hours and now I am 108. I am thinking about doing this again tomorrow. I am wondering how this is treated? is this an eating disorder? will I just be pushed away? and in blood tests- can they tell you are starving?

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If you are skipping food you are an anorexic. You do not have to hit a certain thinness be to be classified as one. You have to show the behaviors and honey you are showing the behaviors. You need to find a counselor.

Here is a website that can help http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/
and their hotline number is 800-931-2237

You are taking the first step by coming here and asking, no please follow through on getting help. You health will depend on it.

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What happens when you get help?
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Great answer, gator
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They talk to you and help you find healthy way to deal with your body. Just give them a call and see what they say.
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This is so hard- one side is wanna get help and be happy and eat whatever I want but on the other hand- I don't want help. My goal is 99 pounds. I want to be thin. I am fat. I don't want people to make me gain weight.
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At 5'6" and at under 110 lbs. you are NOT fat. You are already underweight. Please get the help before you have serious health issues.
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I know. I am sorry. Thanks for your help though- you don't know how much I appreciate it. :)
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thats something you should really try to get help or stop if you can denying your body food is very unhealthy

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But. What happens when you get help?
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go ask your doctor and maybe he will prescribe something or refer you to a psychologist to talk to, sorry i cant help more :( i really dont know a lot about it but its probably nothing to worry about but go to the doctor and ask his opinion ok :)
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It's fine. Don't worry about it. :)
I think I will hold out linger though. My goal is 99 pounds and I am only 9 pounds away. I am starving tomorrow again. Hopefully 36 hours again... Idk though I was really shaky this morning. Okay. Thanks for your help!! :')
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thats what you say now but please take the advice and see a doc youde be surprised what damage 9 pounds can do to your body
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...... I will think about it. I am so sorry :'(
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the only one it can hurt is you, please do it for your health dont neglect your body of vital nourishment get help ok :)
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I will think about it. I promise. Thanks so much for your help :)
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something tells me thats not the best thing for you right now
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Why? What do you think will happen?
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its unhealthy and in most cases it lowers your lifespan i highly suggest getting help
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I don't know what else to say. I am sorry that I am so stubborn.
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just go talk to your parents about it ok
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I know you are so annoyed with me by now. But tomorrow I am planning on fasting- today I ate too much! And I seriously mean too much. I need to lose weight. I need to. I am so confused. I don't know. I know that what I am doing is not normal but I also don't want to get help because it will prevent me from losing more weight. I only want to lose like 8-9 more pounds (idk how heavy I am right now)
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you dont need to loose weight your weight is getting unhealthy because of how low it is, but if you want to be unhealthy go for it im not going to argue with you about it
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Thanks for your help and advice then. I really do appreciate it. Even if it seems like I am being rude and argumental- trust me I'm not- I am just confused with what is happening- I am sorry- thanks again- you really did help me.
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you should really see you doctor about this and notify your parents as soon as possible.

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What will a doctor do? Do you know if I would be put in a hospital or something? How bad is it until they keep u in the hospital for a few days?
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See a doctor please!!!!!!

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But what do they do? Will this be on my medical record?
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Yes they can diagnose you with anorexianervousa and they can put you through treatment and counsiling
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Okay. Thanks for your help! :)
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First of all eat the greasiest, fattiest, biggest burger you can find and after that just eat regularly like anyone else and if you have a problem with staying in shape just watch what you eat but continue eating.

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Well today I are like a pig. I went so long with only water. :( u had a piece of pizza, croissant, icecream and sandwich!! Uhh. I hate this! I can't excersize. I am like the laziest person with working out and I am not strong at all- I can hardly do a push up!
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try bickram yoga for exercise and it's important to eat some fatty stuff, without fats you can't process vitamins
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I think I lack a lot of important vitamins and proteins. I don't like any excersize.... I did start running but that only lasted a bit. I think I will try swimming. Thanks for the tips!! :)
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The reason you have no strength is because you have no fuel. You have to eat to use your muscles. The biggest thing to remember about this is your heart is muscle. If you don't eat you can do serious damages to your heart. Please get help.
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I know- I have read the consequences. But I am not as small as the girls that get put in the hospital. People probably Wouldn't guess I am starving. I am really sorry if I let you down. I really am. :(
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The only one you are letting down is yourself. The girls that go to the hospital are the ones who have gone too far. You have a chance to save yourself from that.
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Thank you for your help. I will really think about This.
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therapy and a nutritionist would be the most help to you.
you are not fat, you're at a good weight right now. work to maintain not lose weight

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I will consider it. Thanks for your opinion. :)
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