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Dr. Yogindra Vasavada
Dr. Yogindra Vasavada, Pediatrician
Category: Pediatrics
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Experience:  M.D.(ped) passed at first attempt, in practice continuously for last 37 years. Certi. in Comp
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My daughter has not been eating and im noticing she is loosing

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my daughter has not been eating and im noticing she is loosing weight. she is 9yr old and about a week ago she had no problem but now it like i have to remind her to eat or else she wont eat she says shes not hungy and when i make her eat she just picks at the food should i be worried or is this part of her growing up?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Yogindra Vasavada replied 1 year ago.
Hello, Sorry about this symptom. She could be having some infection like urinary sepsis, for which please get tested after in person assessment by your pediatrician. If all is ok, she may be prescribed some drug to stimulate appetite which may have gone down due to virus attack.