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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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Have a son that is 17 now that was 3 mth pre term that has

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have a son that is 17 now that was 3 mth pre term that has had lots of health problems in his life he has had stomach surgery at age 5 has lots of allergies was on growth hormones for 2 year we took him off early due to side effects now he is having trouble with his weight he can not loss any weight no matter what we try he had a personal trainer for a year no help. he always looks swallow don't know what to do or what doctor to see. any advice.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Yogindra Vasavada replied 1 year ago.

Hello, Sorry about this problem. How much is his present weight? And BMR? If he is feeling agile and has no joint problems, do not worry about weight otherwise please consult a gastro surgeon for possible non-invasive balloon in stomach to help lose weight.