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Can anorexia lead to tube feeding


Yes, if a person is at a

Yes, if a person is at a weight that is so low that it is medically dangerous, and they cannot or will not eat solid foods. In some treatments, they use both tube feedings and solid food to get a person to a stable weight more quickly. Also, when one has been starving for a long time, their digestive systems sometimes do not function properly, and they may not absorb nutrients, so tube feedings may be the only option.