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27 Jul 2005

Not eating, need supllements
I am 21/f and I stopped eating a week ago due to an extremely painful anal fissure. I am treating it the natural way which means that its going to take a long time to heal. I'm not eating at all, as I am too terrified to go to the toilet. I am having whey protein and energy drinks and lots of water, thats it. What can I do to stay healthy and prevent extreme weight loss? Are their any foods that won;t cause a painful bowel movement at this time?
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DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Fee
I would seriously recommend that you do have a medical checkup to treat this fissure. You can't exist on liquid foods for protracted periods of time - the rest of your bowel may atrophy. The fissure needs to be treated so that you can resume eating and normal bowel movements.
Take care
DietDoc
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