I have severe gastroparesis and intestinal dysmotility, caused by Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (a genetic connective tissue inherited disease).
Ever since 2010, I have not been able to digest food without throwing it up. After exhausting all medications to help me digest food, I had an ileostomy surgery in hopes that my chronic severe constipation would allow my intestines and stomach to work better.
The ileostomy relieved the incredibly painful intestinal and colon pain, but it didn’t help my stomach or intestines. In 2019, I had a feeding tube inserted into my upper intestines and was told to not eat by mouth.Read more on themighty.com