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Very thin and Loss of appetite - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
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User :   sir,
Doctor :   Yes
User :   my daughter is 2.5 years old she is very thin and poor eater, what is the reason
User :   she eats hairs what ever she gets down what is the problem how to find out
Doctor :   When was the last medical check up done
User :   2 months back
Doctor :   Was the tests normal
User :   yes every thing is normal
Doctor :   Ok what was the Hb?
Doctor :   Hemoglobin
User :   hb means?
User :   hemoglobin is less in her
Doctor :   How much is it?
User :   sir excatly i do not know since i am in my working place and i do not have report can i know to whom am i speaking to so that i could bring all those test paper
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User :   sir ok can u suggest atleast to whom should i show my daughter so that i canknow what actually is
Doctor :   I think it could be Iron deficiency anemia and she is losing the appetite

Doctor :   Has the deworming done
User :   in what way i could get her out of that deficiency has twice i have given her with a gap of 6 months
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Who is taking care of the child while yu are out in the office
User :   my mother, sir is that ok if she is weighing 11 kg is 2.5 years
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   She should be around 15 kgs
User :   but she is very active
Doctor :   atleast
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   SOme children pick up after 3 years
Doctor :   of age
Doctor :   What I would recommend yoiu to see a pediatrician and ask him for dietician consultation
Doctor :   after the medical causes are ruled out
User :   only thing is she will not eat, and does not have resistance power
Doctor :   Ask the pediatrician for the appetite stimulants
Doctor :   and then for a diet counselling to you by a dietician or nutritionist
User :   any pediatrician address please
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User :   ok sir thankyou awating for your reply
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