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Child has low appetite, excessive tiredness, looks ill all the time. What can be done?

Hi there right I have a 14 month old girl and she only 17lb she has lost weight since her last check up she will hardly eat and doesn t really drink alot she has about 17oz of milk a day she is not walking yet but gets around her own way. She is really small for her age. She seems to be tired all the time has 1 hur nap in morning then 2-3 hur in afternoon then goes to bed at 6 pm and sleep thought till 8am I am really getting worried about her as she looks ill all the time if you can help me that would be great thank you
Asked On : Sun, 21 Oct 2012
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Welcome to HCM.
Your child is really small for age. Was she small at birth?
Suggestions are
1. Thyroid check.
2. Diet advice- high calorie and high protein.
Kindly consult a pediatric gastro- enterologist and get well soon.
Answered: Sun, 21 Oct 2012
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