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My father is 90, has dementia and refuses to eat the doctors

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my father is 90, has dementia and refuses to eat the doctors want to put a feeding tube in his stomach everything i've read says not to do it
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 3 months ago.

Dear customer,

This can be a lifesaving treatment in those who are unable to eat. What are the reasons given for not doing this?

Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 3 months ago.

Since when is this happening?