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Daughter is 15. anorexic bmi 13.8. took her to counseling.. won't talk or listen to anything. yells i should give up b/c she won't gain weight. advice?

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Dr. Lois A Freisleben-Cook
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Do not give up: Your daughter needs to be hospitalized in a facility that can treat her anorexia. She is in a serious state and will not agree to treatment on her own so hospitalization will have to be involuntary. Do not hesitate to get her into proper care.
Last updated Jul 25, 2015

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