Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Tondani | 2011-08-05

Q.

Calcium on the bones

Dear Doctor

My son fell and he hurt his arm and one of the teachers suggested that he needs calcium on the bones.What must i buy or which medication will help him on strengthening the bones and also make him strong.Please help.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Most children get adequate amounts of calcium from drinking milk and eating dairy products, so you do not need to give your son any extra calcium.

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