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A 27-year-old female asked:

My 6 year old daughter always been 5th percentile, takes 4 ever to eat, when shea in school she tends to lose weight, not enough time to eat she says?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 56 years experience
Poor weight gain: Has your pediatrician recommended a work-up including urinalysis, urine culture, cbc, complete metabolic panel, thyroid function tests, celiac panel (tissue transglutaminase iga) and bone age? In addition, has her caloric intake been investigated? Please consult a pediatrician and nutritionist first and specialists later for the abnormal results of the above tests.

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Last updated Aug 11, 2012

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