Toddler who was sick up to 20 times a day due to rare digestive disorder finally cured thanks to landmark surgery

<br>Toddler who was sick up to 20 times a day due to rare digestive disorder finally cured thanks to landmark surgery<br> Leah Hamid, now two, suffered from a rare disorder which stopped her digesting food and caused chronic sicknessBecame the first child in the UK with her condition to have a procedure that left no scar Slept through the night for the first time ever after operation <br> <p> | <strong>UPDATED:</strong> 16:53 GMT, 23 November 2012 </p> <p>A toddler who was violently sick almost every hour of the day for the first 18 months of her life has finally been cured.</p><p>Leah Hamid, now two, suffered from a rare digestive disorder, which stopped her from digesting her food and caused chronic sickness.</p><p>She slept through the night for the first time since her birth after specialist surgeons opened up an obstruction causing the condition.<br></p> <img src="http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2012/11/23/article-2237452-162D1DB0000005DC-411_634x432.jpg" width="634" height="432" alt="Leah Hamid, now two, suffered from a rare disorder which stopped her digesting food and caused chronic sickness" class="blkBorder" /> <p class="imageCaption">Leah Hamid, now two, suffered from a rare disorder which stopped her digesting food and caused chronic sickness</p> <p> </p> <p>Leah's condition, called duodenal stenosis, is a rare birth defect where a portion of the duodenum (the first part of the small intestine) is narrowed.</p><p>This prevents the stomach contents from flowing through at a normal rate.

Woman with rare stomach condition which has caused her to lose nearly half her body weight begs NHS for an operation – to pile on the pounds

Woman with rare stomach condition which has caused her to lose nearly half her body weight begs NHS for an operation – to PILE ON the poundsAlison Jukes suffers vomiting and nausea whenever she tries to eat or drinkShe is kept alive by tube feeding nutrients directly to her stomachHer weight has plummeted from 12st in 2010 to just seven stone today | UPDATED: 07:12 GMT, 13 September 2012 A woman with a rare disorder which has caused her to shed nearly half her body weight has been turned down by the NHS for an operation to help her to gain weight.