My Son Timothy, has an eosinophilic gastrointestinal disease (EGID). He is unable to EAT ANY FOOD WHAT-SO-EVER! He gets his nutrition from formula through a feeding tube surgically placed into his stomach!
You may not have heard of this disease, but it is very debilitating to
those who have it. It can cause the body to reject all types of foods
and force the patient to survive only on a very expensive amino acid formula, either by drinking it, or having a feeding tube surgically placed in their stomach. Eating food makes him incredibly sick! VERY SICK! IN THE HOSPITAL SICK! It’s NOT food allergies! It’s a disease! His white blood cells cause the problems!
People who have EGID also have to have routine scopes, involving anesthesia and a camera passed down their esophagus and/…