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What could cause a toddler not to gain weight when they eat well balanced appetite? 18 month old not gaining weight and in 17th percentile
2yo boy. 18.1 BMI (86th percentile) and trending upwards. Need recommendations on books/websites on toddler weight management.
Elevated BMI: Have your physician do a thorough check up and do any labs, such as thyroid screening. Talk to a nutritionist and visit the American Pediatric Academy site, healthy kids.org to help with dietary management. Avoid feeding by other household members. All the best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My toddler does not drink milk at all after she gave up bottle. Should I be concerned about growth and strong bones?
Calcium: If she is between 1 and 2 years, she should have whole milk, about 16oz/day,for the fat, as well as Ca. If she is over 2, then she needs calcium, but it doesn't need to be from milk. Ca for 1-3y is 500mg, 4-8 is 800mg, and 9-18y is 1300mg. They now make juices and other foods with added Ca, or you can use a supplement, even Tums. ...Read more
Low co2, elevated anion gap, elevated pH of 7.5, low creatinine of . 2 in toddler with slow growth born prematurely at 31 weeks ga & 2 vessel cord?
Consider...: ...The possibility of a genetic or metabolic disease which will create excess anions (the anion "gap"). Examples would include Lactic Acid built up in cells that undergo anaerobic metabolism, or acids that build up such as ketoacids in the face of diabetes. A 2 vessel cord suggests a kidney or genetic anomaly and should have a genetics and nephrology evaluation. ...Read more
Difference in GFR: The answer to you question is that the GFR calculators give an estimated, not an actual, gfr. The calculation used to estimate the GFR is based on a person's age, sex, race, height and weight. The difference in your estimated GFR levels is about 5%, perhaps your weight was different. The only way to know what your real GFR is is to have a doctor order a 24 hour urine for creatinine clearance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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