Kate Middleton is known for her svelte frame, but now, rumors are swirling that she has been going to dangerous lengths to maintain her physique.
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Kate has consistently been photographed with bandages on her hands. But what could possibly cause a pampered princess to have such rough-up paws?
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When she's not wearing the bandages, her bare hands have visible cuts.
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The marks can be seen here as recently as January 24th when Princess Kate visited a children's hospice in Norfolk, UK.
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Fans worry that the wounds are the result of bulimia. The telltale marks are commonly referred to as Russell's sign.
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“It’s very common for women who suffer from bulimia to have cuts on their fingers and hands because they’re inducing vomiting, they are putting their fingers down their throat and will bite down on their fingers and knuckles," Dr. Stuart Fischer told RadarOnline.com exclusively.
"It’s highly suspicious that she is wearing band-aids on her hands so frequently,” he continued. "It’s extremely unlikely she would be injured repetitively in these places on her hands. Kate would have to be a carpenter or someone opening oysters or clams for a living!"
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If Kate's desire is to look thin, there is no doubt that she is achieving that goal.
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She frequently sparks headlines with her rail-thin frame, and even looked super-skinny just days after birthing her babies.
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Still, Dr. Fischer underscores the extreme danger of purging.
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"It’s a frightful and damaging way to lose weight," the doctor said. Indeed, Prince William's own mother Princess Diana notoriously suffered from bulimia for years, according to widespread reports.
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"She’s got the best chefs in Europe, she might feel immense pressure under the spotlight but it’s better than being under the ground in Westminster Abbey!"
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