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Life with Eosinophilic Enteropathy. When it hurts to eat food. 1 in 50.000 children are stricken with the disorder.

Life with Eosinophilic Enteropathy. When it hurts to eat food. 1 in 50.000 children are stricken with the disorder.

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  • 1. Kyndra RoseLives with EosinohpilicGastroenteritis.
  • 2. When ever she eats foodher immune system goesinto attack mode. Herwhite blood cells areconfused an see food asa parasite or a foreignobject in the body.
  • 3. When Kyndra eats it is very painful.These are her symptomsAbdominal PainNausea or VomitingRefluxChest PainHeadacheConstipationDiarrheaDifficulty SleepingChokingCrampingFatigueDifficulty Swallowing (dysphagia)Gagging or RetchingBloatingEye Shiners (sign of allergy)Joint PainFood Impactions (food gets stuckin throat)Delayed emptying of thestomachAnemiaMyalgia (muscle pain)Unexplained FeversIrritabilityDecreased ConcentrationBlood in stoolMalnutrition• Among others....
  • 4. Kyndra is allergic to these Foods• Wheat• Gluten• Soy• Dairy• Tree nut• Peanut• Egg• Apple Juice
  • 5. Daddy will carry you through
  • 6. There is no cure• But together we can raise awareness andmaybe someday a cure will be found.
  • 7. Courage does not always roar.Sometimes courage is the quiet voiceAt the end of the day saying“ I will try again tomorrow”
  • 8. Your illness does not define you• Your strength and courage DOES