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Child passes large quantity of watery stools since months, has low appetite, weight loss. Blood and urine test normal. Help?

This is for my 8 year old daughter. She passes loose(not watery) stools . The loose stools are large in quantity & not in proportion to the quantity that she eats. This has been happening for the past 6 months twice a day. She has been losing weight or has not gained any weight at all for the past one year. Have got her blood , stool, urine checked. Evrything seems to be fine. She has no apetite at all. I m worried and seeking for help.
Asked On : Fri, 21 Dec 2012
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013
The large, loose and bulky stools are suggestive of malabsorption and needs for the evaluation of pancreatic enzyme insufficiency and this may be the reason for not gaining weight. And hyperthyroidism also should be ruled out by investgating with thyroid profile so consult your Pediatrician to rule out malabsorption and hyperthyroidism and the other causes of not gaining weight and loose stools.
Answered: Wed, 2 Jan 2013
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Pediatrician Dr. Synthyia Bhagat's  Response
I appreciate your concern for your daughter,since you have mentioned that your daughter is having increased frequency of stools ang she is not gaining weight as well,so i advise you to get her properly evaluated by a pediatrician,she may be having irritable bowel syndrome,and with proper medication her condition will improve.
your daughter will be fine soon.
take care,
Answered: Wed, 2 Jan 2013
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