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2 years ago
My son 3.5 yrs old, don't have any interest in proper food since early childhood. Everytime runs for processed juices, ice cream etc. We have to feed him running after him. Being this is the age of his growth I am much concerned. Please suggest some treatment.
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Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
2 years ago
Please measure length ( height) and weight at regular interval. Chart present and past data of weight and height on growth chart The most important tool for assessing nutritional status and monitoring a child's growth is the growth chart which plots height (length), weight, and head circumference. There are different growth charts for boys and girls and two age-group specific growth charts If your child is growing well then you need not worry. If child is not growing well then underlying cause has to be detected and treated. For diagnosis all data from history and clinical examination and investigation done will be required. So visit in that case.
There are many underlying causes of your symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Diagnosis can not be done without clinical examination. Please consult Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatment. It is mandatory for the customer to have a prescription for the medicines he/she is procuring. Valid prescription cannot be given without diagnosis
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