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low haemoglobin for a 4 months old girl

my daughter is 7years and 4 months old,her hemoglobin is 7.1 gm%. she is 3feet 8inches tall,her weight is 17.5 kgs.
Asked On : Fri, 8 Apr 2011
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your daughter is malnourished
please get your child seen by paediatrician and follow advice
with proper diagnosis and treatment hope your child be all right
Answered: Fri, 8 Apr 2011
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Hi!Get your child seen by a paediatrician.she is malnorished also. Initially, to make up for the deficit, iron supplements are advised. But gradually, taper the dependence.You can start Lohasavam 2 tsf twice daily after meals.
Good sources of iron are- whole wheat, brown rice, green leafy vegetable (spinach, broccoli. Cabbage, fenugreek, lettuce), beet, cherries, tomatoes, dates, figs.

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weight for age is low along with low hb .what r her other symptoms ....its necessary to look for a cause of low hb....most common causes in children r worm infestations....u need to consult a paediatrician at your city....its necessary
Answered: Fri, 8 Apr 2011
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