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Face turning purple, 2nd episode - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you?
User :   what happen when you sit on the chair and you passout your face turn purple
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please proceed with your health query
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User :   k
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could explain in detail your symptom?
User :   i have a niece 7 years old of age, she was in school and the school and and tell me that her face turn purple and pass out ,
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does this happen when she is angry or acting stubborn for something?
User :   maybe she having low iron or something happen that's why she turn purple and past out.
User :   no
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is this the first time she is having such episode?
User :   i think this happen to her second time, if the kid face turn purple is she low iron or ?
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or has it occured before?
User :   i think so
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if it is always purple then iron deficiency can be suspected
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bit if not then it is recommended that a opinion
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should be taken from pediatrician
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as sometimes children with behavior disorder can present with this symptoms
User :   do you think the kid can get high cho. or needs blood
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and this should not be ignored
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the child will need counselling and adequate investigations to find the cause

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