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Have cold feet with loss of appetite. Should i be worried?

my son hasnt been eating the last 2 days. he has had milk, little bit of gatorade but not really too much too eat. our family has been sick the last couple of weeks, so might be that. but he has cold feet even though he is wearing socks & hands ears & nose are cold as well, & very little of his lips are cold. he has been off & on today acting himself. kinda whiney. should I be concerned?
Asked On : Tue, 8 Jan 2013
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Hi Dear

Welcome to platform of Health care magic.

There is a history of whole family suffering probably with some viral infection.

In my opinion your child has also contacted some viral infection. Cold extremities,poor appetite all symptoms are pointing toward the viral infection.

He should be alright with couple of days provided his nutrition and hydration is not compromised and he should also be symptomatically treated for fever etc.

If he does not respond in day or two. then one should investigate the child for any other problem.

Hope your query is answered

Answered: Wed, 31 Jul 2013
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