My daughter is nearly 13 and has been struggling with eating for the past 2 years. She is under the care of camhs but we don't seam to be getting anywhere. It all began with a virus in February 2 years ago that caused diarrhea and sickness. When this cleared she would not eat and was complaining of stomach pains. After repeated visits to doctors they eventually referred her to hospital. I paid privately initially to avoid wait but many tests and scans later I was told nothing could be found to cause the stomach pains but she was referred to mental health as she was linking the pain with food. We went to a child psychiatrist, hypnotherapist, and lastly to camhs but none have really got any further. She does not fit typical anerexia sufferer as she does not say she wants to loose weight or feels fat but she does display other signs, she plays with food, hides it, drops it, lies about eating. She is pale and gaunt with no energy. She weighs 37.2kg and is 4ft 11. She used to be quiet chunky and full of energy, have lots of friends and loved to dance. All this has gone. She hates any form of exercise. She seams depressed and i feel that if i'm on at her all time I'm making this worse but when i leave her she 'forgets to eat or drink' or just has water.
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