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Addicted to eating stale pencils, health hazards, cause of stomach pain ?

hi , iam 22 years old , height 5.1 and weight 40 , iam very thin , and iam also having habit of eating slate pencils , i want to stop but iam not able to stop it , can u tell me health problems causes by eating slate pencils and iam also suffering form stomach pain , is it caused by eating slate pencils ??? plz let me know ....
Asked On : Sat, 5 May 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
hi welcome to HCMForum. eating of abnormal foods, stomach pain, thinbuilt, suggestive of worms in the intestines. they eat the food you eat & make you anaemic and weak. when one is defecient of iron , proteins, & vitamins there will be an urge to eat unusual foods. I advise you to consult a doctor for deworming, and nutrition supplimentation. low weight maintance requires proteins& fats as well.
Besides i advise you some food recomendations, eat more of green leafy vegetables, cereals, sweet potato other tubers, fruits, juices,& high fat foods. dont worry you will be nice.
Answered: Sat, 5 May 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Kamal Kishore Bandil's  Response
Hello Asr,
Welcome here on hcm.
I will suggesst to go for blood test for CBC.
Stool test comple.
And take full course of antiworms.
Answered: Sat, 5 May 2012
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