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Suggest treatment for intestinal parasites and poor weight gain in a child

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Dr. Soumya

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Posted on Tue, 3 Nov 2015 in Pregnancy
Question: my child is 7 years old and he is not gaining weight due to stomach worms please advice. his present weight is 18.
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Answered by Dr. Soumya 43 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Please get stool examination done

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Thanks for your query.

I have read you query and I understand your concerns.

Following is my reply:

1) Please give his stool for the examination to look for worms. eggs or worms can be identified.

2) Depending upon stool examination the worm can be identified and the medicine can be taken.

3) If you have already tested, please attach the report.

I hope I answered you query and addressed your concerns.

Let me know if you wish to ask any further questions. I will be glad to help you.

Regards,
Dr. Soumya

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