Our expert says:
I am worried about your condition and cannot recommend that you only use liquid foods. Despite your bad experiences with getting a proper diagnosis, I would recommend that you try once more to see a Gastroenterologist (not a surgeon) about your inability to digest food. It is possible that you suffer from enzyme deficiencies that prevent you from digesting your food. If this is the case then the Gastroenterologist will be able to prescribe digestive enzymes to help you cope. It will also help to consult a clinical dietitian (visit the Association for Dietetics in SA Website at: www.adsa.org.za and click on "Find a Dietitian" to find a dietitian in your area), who will assist you to find foods that you can eat without causing distress.
By now you are also probably suffering from depression by not being able to find out what is causing your problems and because your food intake is so low. If you can, also consult a clinical psychologist to check if you suffer from depression so that you can get some treatment.
Holding thumbs that you at last find out what is causing your problem.
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