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A feeding tube sounds a bit drastic I agree.
In your place I would want to know if I really was fine since chronic malnutritian (sorry that sounds a little strong but surely thats what is suspected if a tube is considered,) can lead to rickets and/or poor bone density, lack of periods and other hormone imbalances and difficulty in conceiving. You could loose teeth and hair and much more.

I would suggest you ask for a dietetic referral and as Clare states, keep a true food diary.
Good kuck

BTW the doc should check for any medical reason for the condition. For example a school friend of mine was undersized and very skinny but with a large distended tummy. Turns out she was ceoliac and her shape changed incredibly with the correct diet.
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