Swollen parotid glands (chipmunk cheeks)

Swollen parotid glands (chipmunk cheeks): An early complication of self-induced vomiting that causes swelling of the area between the jawbone and the neck, and in severe instances, gives the appearance of "chipmunk cheeks". This typically develops within a week following a binge-purge episode. This symptom abates with cessation of purging.

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