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Child has headache, leg pain and red shiners. Taking Iron supplements. Recommendations?

my four year old son has been complaining of stomach ache right above his belly button he also has really bad red shiners. he seen his doctor and they did blood and urine. they told he he is allergic to eggs and has low iron. he has been taking iron supplements and allergiy medicine heis stomach doesnt hurt as much but he complains of headache and leg pain and the red shiners a re bad. please help
Thu, 28 Feb 2013
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hi. Allergy symptoms may last till 6 years of age. avoid egg and continue iron supplements. children may have "growing pains". you can start calcium and give analgesic if severe pain/headache.
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