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Brave Teenage Girl Who May Never Eat Again Warns Others From Her Hospital Bed

Tuesday, January 3, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Andrea Guidi
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Brave Teenage Girl Who May Never Eat Again Warns Others From Her Hospital Bed About Paralysing Stomach Condition

 

Lily Tock has not eaten since January and is kept alive by tubes that give her essential fats and oils

 

By: Hannah Robinson

Mirror - December, 29, 2016

 

A brave teenage schoolgirl has revealed her battle against a debilitating stomach condition that may leave unable to eat or drink ever again.

Lily Tock told how she last ate a proper meal in January this year and is now forced to rely on tubes to feed her essential fats and oils, as well as vitamins her body cannot absorb.


The 16-year-old, speaking from her hospital bed , said she wanted to raise awareness of gastroparesis after symptoms including dizziness, nausea and severe stomach pains began at the age of 14.

 

Click here to read more about Lily's story.


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