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11 month old child, weight loss, increased appetite, stringy mucus, undigested food. Causes for weight loss?

My daughter is 11 months old she was admitted to hospital for weight loss , and I got told she had a very fast metabolism and she needs to eat alot. She is eating tons. She was 9lb born and only 14lb now! She is having very stringy mucus dirty nappies, and her food does not look digested. Why? She has only just started sitting and rolling and last week she lost weight!
Asked On : Mon, 9 Jul 2012
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you need her to be evaluated for random blood sugar, urine test for p h, detailed stool examination

possible causes ; childhood diabetes


just review with your doctor what tests have been done and what are left

let me know the results

take care
Answered: Wed, 18 Jul 2012
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