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4 1/2 year old daughter is 55lbs 44" tall. Ped. Fairly active & fair diet but always hungry. Ped. Says no reason for investigation? We are concerned

4 1/2 year old daughter is 55lbs 44" tall. Ped. Fairly active & fair diet but always hungry. Ped. Says no reason for investigation? We are concerned

Check thyroid: You should check her thyroid for the record.Then implement small changes in her diet, like reducing the amount of milk she drinks substitute whole wheat bread for white bread, serve smaller portions on a smaller plate, serve more fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

Always Hungry (Definition)

Always hungry is a symptom in which a person has a big appetite and seems to be hungry soon after eating. Active, growing teenagers may seem "always hungry" because they need more ...Read more


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My daughter is 14 and just got rid of pinworms shes got very skinny and always hungry because of them so how can she now get fat or gain more/alot .?

My daughter is 14 and just got rid of pinworms shes got very skinny and always hungry because of them so how can she now get fat or gain more/alot .?

Pinworms? : Pinworms usually are not symptomatic or cause rectal itching. They don't affect appetite, food absorption or other upper GI functions. Do you mean tape worm, hook worm or ascaris? ...Read more

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My 5 yr old daughter is always hungry! I have treated her for thread worm but it hasn't helped.She has 3 meals a day and plus fruits and snaks

My 5 yr old daughter is always hungry!  I have treated her for thread worm  but it hasn't helped.She has 3 meals a day  and plus  fruits and snaks

Busy!!: 5 year olds are very busy people. They are constantly in motion and may require more calories for their size than older kids or adults. They go through growth spurts for a while, and, at other times, eat very little. Make sure she is eating healthy snacks and meals. Make sure she isn't eating out of boredom, or for emotional reasons. If you are still worried, have her checked by her doctor. ...Read more

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My daughter in law is breast feeding, but my grandson is always hungry. Is that normal?

My daughter in law is breast feeding, but my grandson is always hungry. Is that normal?

Not normal: Increased hunger cues in a breast fed baby suggests inadequate milk production (as indicated by less than 5 wet diapers in 24 hours, or weight gain less than 1oz per day), poor latching technique with inefficient intake, or comfort nursing from pain (from acid reflux, etc.). ...Read more

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My daughter gets headaches , always hungry & thirsty.Sore vagina, eposodes of vomiting? Does she have diabeties

My daughter gets headaches , always hungry & thirsty.Sore vagina, eposodes of vomiting? Does she have diabeties

She could have DM: Take her to her pediatrician to check out all these symptoms. She'll need to be fasting for lab studies. For vulvar irritation, stop bubble baths/sitting in soapy water. Use cotton undies. Show her how to wipe front to back, once with each wet wipe, after using the the toilet, sit in tub with 1 cup of vinegar to 6" of water & if overweight, sit backwards on the toilet to urinate. ...Read more

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I'm just on a strict diet and am always hungry. How can I get rid of hunger pains without eating?

I'm just on a strict diet and am always hungry. How can I get rid of hunger pains without eating?

Fiber is the key: Eating good amnount of fiber in ur meals and staying occupeid with other activities will help you i fur will power does not. The best way to lsoing wieght is ot not feel hungry so when u do eat u have to eat the right foods. Inclusde a lot of vegeies in ur diet and whole grain foods. This should help. ...Read more

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My daughter is always thirsty and very hungry! she has been getting regular headaches over the past few weeks and there has been a few vomiting episo

My daughter is always thirsty and very hungry! she has  been getting regular headaches over the past few weeks and there has been a few vomiting episo

Consider: Does she possess diabetes, as the thirst and hunger issues can be early signs? The headaches and vomiting could be associated or might represent episodes of migraine, but these could be provoked by underlying problems. Have your family doctor address all of this asap. ...Read more

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What should I do if my 8-week old is always hungry?

What should I do if my 8-week old is always hungry?

Is it really hunger: The 2 month old is a rapidly growing infant that needs fuel to grow. They will feed more often than older infants.Yet many parents are confused by non-nutritive (self calming) sucking behavior as a sign they need more. Babies are wired to survive and often suck 24/7 it does not always mean hunger. Think of the newborn. Never understood what feeding was about, yet takes to it immediately. ...Read more

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