I have been trying to get the doctors, healthworkers and nutritionists to listen to me for 2 years now, my daughter is 5 years old and weigh 4stone 12 lbs and is 41 inches tall she is clinically obese, she is struggling to fit into clothes and has definite 'fat' she is not just big boned or built solid. It is beginning to become a huge problem in her life.
My daughter eats a good diet (even the nutritionist agreed) she doesnt overeat crap junk she loves her veg and fruit gets a lot of variety she eats the occaional treat as all kids do of course. she doesnt drink fizzy pop or sugary juices and she exercises pretty well too. she walks the dog twice a day in fields and runs around with the dog for about 30 - 40 mins on each walk, she plays in the park after school, she dances swims twice per week and is generally an active 5 year old. although i am noticing that she is becoming breathless a lot easier these days i assume because of the extra weight she is carrying.
my concern is that if her weight gain is not because of poor diet or lack of exercise what is causing it, the docs have done no medical tests and i am now very concerned.
she has also developed tiny spots on the top of her arms, like a raised pimple surrounded by red and these are now appearing on her face and buttocks and down the back of her legs, she complains of tummy aches a lot, her stools can vary wildy from solid and painful to very very loose and pale. i know i am rambling a bit about a few different things but i am hoping it may sound familiar to someone and hopefully i can get a starting point or where to go next with the docs thanks for any help