Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: TKN | 2009/07/22

Q.

Iron?

Hi Dr.
I would like to enquire as to how do you know when to give your toddler of 2yr an iron supplement?
What are the signs and symptoms of iron deficiency?


Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

With anaemia a child will usually appear pale and be without energy and is listless.The only way to be sure about anaemia is to have a proper diagnosis made through a blood test.

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