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#1 shaz


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Posted 20 June 2009 - 10:08 AM

Anyone had feeding tube in with systemic scleroderma?

#2 Jeannie McClelland

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Posted 20 June 2009 - 05:52 PM

Hi Shaz,

I've only known one person with a feeding tube for scleroderma and another one who needed it because of cancer. They both said it was an enormous relief to have it. They were able to get better nutrition without all the problems they'd been having trying to eat.

We have a link to information on feeding tubes that might better answer some of your questions and concerns.

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