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    Help W/ A Eating Disorder!
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    An_260889 posted:
    My soon to be 4 year old has some kind of eating disorder!
    He used to be so chubby and now hes very thin.
    So thin that he now wears 12-24 month clothes.
    he never seems to have an appetite and just wants to drink juice all day. Doctors have said to not force him to eat but I disagree with that.
    He once weighed 52lbs. and now weighes 32lb. My 1 year old weighs nearly the same. Im lost and dont trust the doctors opinion. Help!
     
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    MelissaVarner responded:
    I just came across your post this evening. My 3 year old is going through a similar situation right now. He weighed right around 50 lbs. a couple weeks ago, now he is about 41 lbs. He hasn't really ate anything in the past 3 or 4 days. All he would ask for multiple times a day are drinks. He would finish one drink then ask for another. Did you ever find out anything helpful with your son? I'm thinking about taking him to the DR tomorrow, but if this kind of thing is normal then I don't want to wast a trip.


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