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Cowarts, AL
A 26-year-old female asked:

My 5 year old daughter had a ketone level of 100+ in her urine and also showed signs of protein what could this mean she drinks a lot so i doubt it is?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Could be....: Could be dehydration.Could be a sign of dibetes.Could be a sign a metabolic dysfunction with the build up of acidity.You need to call the pediatrician soonest!
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