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Remedy for cramps in children - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hello Doctor, can you tell my children gets cramps. I have a nice aged 5 yrs and she cries at nights due to cramps. What is the remedy?
Doctor :   where is the cramps?
User :   In the legs and arms.
Doctor :   since when she has this
Doctor :   Leg cramps may be due to calcium deficiency
User :   Just recently it seems. Is it due to some vitamin deficiency - she is a very poor eater.
Doctor :   is she taking any multivitamin syrup
User :   Yeah. They are giving her iron supplement + some vitamins
Doctor :   i suggest you to give her calcium supplemts
User :   They are based in Australia. What do you suggest?
Doctor :   she may required to get her Serum Calcium checked

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