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A 39-year-old female asked:

My son has type 1 diabetes and has constant stomach ache followed by diarheaa and not gaining much weight. i am worried he might have worms in stomach?

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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 21 years experience
Get him checked out: Your son can be presenting with many symptoms of more than one disorder. He needs his sugar, electrolytes and complete history and physical by his clinician. Good luck.
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Type 1 diabetes: Have your child checked out for celiacs disease. The two ailments may be present at the same time.
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Last updated Nov 19, 2016

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