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9 year old with severe weightloss in 7 weeks!!!

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • July 30, 2009
  • 08:36 PM

We have a 9 year old with Cerebral Palsy who is completely G-tube fed. He has been tolerating his feeds just fine. Just found out in these past 7 weeks he went from 74 lbs to 50 lbs!!! All tests are NORMAL! EEG's, CT scans, tons of blood work, Xrays, and urine tests!!! Nobody has an answer. He was released from the hospital knowing that if he lost anymore wieght he would go in indefinitely until we found out what was wrong. Meanwhile from Monday morn to today (Thurs morn) he has lost another 1.1 lbs. He is now weighing in at 49.5 lbs. Does this sound familiar to anyone???

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