- CASE FILE
Had a reaction after being fed thru my neck. Got rash, skin thinned and I started gaining weight in the hospital & have gained over 150lbs
ABOUT THIS CASE FILE
In my twenties I had a recital fistula that wouldn’t heal. During one of the hospital stays the doctor thought that I needed bowel rest so he fed me thru hyperalomentaion nutrition via a port in my neck. Shortly after the feeding started I broke out in a rash from head to toe. My skinned thinned on my breast and other parts of my body. I started gaining weight in the hopspital and by the time I left I couldn’t wear the cloths I had. The doctor said that the reaction was Cushing a disease but it would go away when the feedings stopped. Well that was 25 years ago and the symptoms haven’t gone away. I still get rashes and my skin remained thin and I’ve continued to gain weight so far over 125lbs. I weighed about 127. I wasn’t over weight or under weight. My problem was the fistula. I cannot seem to stop gaining weight no matter what. What happened to me? Can you help. I have arthritis so bad and I’ve gotten so big I can only exercise in water or I can’t tolerate the pain.