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Answered 2011-09-14 09:21:16

The difference is that bulimics binge (take in thousands and thousands of calories at one time) and then throw it all up. Most of the time they starve themselves in between binge episodes. Anorexics will starve themselves and sometimes throw up what little bit they do eat.

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