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          Dr. Phil Reviews Medical Records Of Mom Who Claims She’s Anorexic And Only Has Months To Live

          April 13, 2016

          Erika says she’s slowly dying, due to a battle with anorexia. In fact, she says doctors have told her she only has months to live, if she doesn’t get better.

          “My heart they are worried about the most,” Erika says.

          WATCH: Husband Who Admits Using Heroin Claims Wife Is Using Her Anorexia ‘For Attention’

          Her husband, Jon, questions his wife’s diagnosis, and says he’s never heard from any doctor that Erika is dying and thinks his wife might be exaggerating.

          “I want to believe her, but I kind of don’t,” he tells Dr. Phil, clarifying, “I don’t want to believe that she has five months to live, but I want to believe that she’s telling me the truth.”

          Watch the video above as Dr. Phil reviews Erika’s medical records and points out that some of the reports from her doctors refer to her as “well nourished.”

          This episode of Dr. Phil airs Friday. Watch more here.


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