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Anxiety, hurting stomach excuse for eating, anorexia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help yu
User :   Hello, I need to know about childhood eating disorders. My 6 year old has displayed signs of anxiety...especially with school. She won't eat any meal but breakfast
Doctor :   ok
User :   she makes excuses that her stomach hurts, she misses someone, she's full. Anything to get out of eating. Or she picks at food. Could this be anorexia
Doctor :   is she active
Doctor :   good in studies
User :   yes, she loves to go. She does excellent in school
Doctor :   mingles with friends
User :   always social
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   nothing to worry
Doctor :   she is fine
Doctor :   this is normal in this age
Doctor :   how many times she eats
User :   she has a perfectionists attitude. If it doesn't go right, she's upset. How can she subsist on a bowl of cereal everyday
Doctor :   ok
User :   She has breakfast and then a piece of fruit for a snack in the afternoon.
Doctor :   in the nite
Doctor :   ok ill help yu in this
Doctor :   this the age the childrens
Doctor :   yu can give them what they like
Doctor :   means the food of there intrest

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