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Small child showing peculiar behavior post injury, not talking, body turning blue, not responding to movement. Cause of concern?

My daughter,who is just three and half years old having a peculiar behaviour like,she,sometmes, no sooner she gets some minor fall/injury,goes speechless for a while,I mean to say that her body becomes blueish,and not at all respond to any type of movements,but after a while she regains herself.During that very moment,her body becomes rubberless,without any bone like.
Asked On : Mon, 9 Jul 2012
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This behavior in your daughter might seem frightening to you but actually she is suffering from Breath holding spell.This is some psychological way of reacting to pain in 5%of the children in this age group.This problem disappears by the time child grows to max 5 yrs. But sometimes it is seen that in some kids it happens due to iron deficiency anemia.So meet your doc and get her CBC done,If she is anemic she may require iron medicines.
Bye.Take care.
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