Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: lee | 2011-10-31

Q.

4 yr old not eating

Hi doc

My 4 yr old son does not want to eat, he used to eat his cereal in the mornings and his luch at school and would eat when he got home, but now he doesnt want to eat at all.
He is very active and just cannot understand how he has all that enegy with no food in his body.

How do i get him to eat, is there a supplement he can use.

thanks

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Children of this age often do this. They are so busy playing that they do not seem to have enough time to eat.Your son really seems to have lost his appetite lately. Try giving him a medicine called Longifene syrup 5ml half an hour before breakfast and supper and see if this helps to improve his appetite. Speak to your pharmacist.

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