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Greetings,Thank you for your question. I am Dr. Su S. and I will try my best to help you.I am sorry for his symptoms.Since when is he getting iron supplement?Did he have stool test and repeat CBC, iron test after starting supplement?How are diet, growth and development?How much time per day does he spend for reading at home?
Thank you for the input.Anemia can cause fatigue, headache.You have started iron supplement just one week.It will take 2-3 months to see any effect.Constipation can cause abdominal pain.Fruits, fibres, vegetables should be kept in daily diet.Warm milk can be given before bed.It can help in good sleep and bowel movement.You should encourage him for outdoor game.Swimming is good exercise and helps to prevent constipation.Still if you do not see any improvement, psychological counselling can be needed.I hope this information will be helpful.If you have any query, please feel free to ask.If you are happy with my answer please click on the Excellent/Good rating. Wish his healthy life.Regards.