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Posted on Tue, 31 May 2016 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: My 3 year old sons' skin is reacting with minor swelling and redness to the smallest scrape. Even touching the skin causes minor irritation? Any ideas?
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Answered by Dr. Albana Sejdini 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Following diagnostic tests advised...

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Get him a complete blood count to rule out Anemia.
Get his vitamins and minerals checked for deficiency.
Blood thinning tests advised to evaluate problems with bleeding.

If everything is OK, then check his stool for ova parasites.

Hope my suggestions were of clue for you.
Dr.Albana
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