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How can one reduce the belly due to kwashiorkar ?

Can the size of belly be reduced, which was caused due to kwashiorkar? Age-25 height-5 feet 7 inch Weight-73
Asked On : Mon, 11 Jul 2011
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Due to protein deficiency there is increased liver growth which makes abdomen large. Proper nutrition will make normal. But Kwashiorkar is usually seen is children. Eat high protein diet like pulses, eggs, chicken, lean meat, soya bean which should help. Avoid alcohol intake. Better to get liver function tests done, albumin level, and scan if necessary all after consulting a Doctor in this regard.
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