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What should I do if my son eats his diaper every dayand its.Starting to get worse were his eating habbets are really bad and he is not eating a lot or ?
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Dr. Willa Terry
Pediatrics
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pica” is a pattern of eating non-food materials (such as dirt, paper, paint etc.
). Your doctor can order blood tests to evaluate anemia, and lead exposure. Treatment should first address any missing nutrients or other medical problems; in general it is important for families to model good nutrition by eating healthful foods together.

In brief: See doctor
pica” is a pattern of eating non-food materials (such as dirt, paper, paint etc.
). Your doctor can order blood tests to evaluate anemia, and lead exposure. Treatment should first address any missing nutrients or other medical problems; in general it is important for families to model good nutrition by eating healthful foods together.
Dr. Willa Terry
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Dr. William Holmes
I agree - it would be good to get a thorough physical exam to exclude possible anemia, which can be a cause of eating unusual objects.
Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: Pica
Eating non-food items is called pica.
It can be serious. Some eat paint chips which may contain lead and poisonous. Depending on your child's age, i would consider a system whereby you provide a reward for not eating the diaper. Check out on kindle: parenting the kids according to a child psychiatrist and good luck.

In brief: Pica
Eating non-food items is called pica.
It can be serious. Some eat paint chips which may contain lead and poisonous. Depending on your child's age, i would consider a system whereby you provide a reward for not eating the diaper. Check out on kindle: parenting the kids according to a child psychiatrist and good luck.
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