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    sudden weight gain in 4 year old
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    4yearold posted:
    I have a niece, just under 7 pounds at birth, and slim up untill the last year. She is just as active as her brothers and sisters, eats normally, but in the last year went from a size 4T to a 7. She just turned 4 in July. Her hair is also getting frizzy and brittle. Blood work at the Doctors office last week was fruitless. They could'nt find a vein.

    Any ideas or comments from all you Moms out there?
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    Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
    I would suggest asking your question in the WebMD parenting community where there is an expert who addressed medical questions.

    I hope her parents are being very aggressive to get a diagnosis and treatment !

    Haylen


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