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8 mo boy Failure to thrive dx

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  • Posted By: mjjtdad
  • September 13, 2009
  • 02:58 AM

My 8 month old boy has a diagnosis of FTT. He is under the 3rd percentile for weight gain and height. He is alert to all his surroundings, gibber gabbers, great hand/eye coordination. He just started sitting up on his own but with supervision. He has had a vomiting problem since two months old. We had an upper GI done that came back normal. We just had blood work, fecal fat, and sweat test and awaiting results. We switched formulas at 6 1/2 months old and this cut the vomiting down to almost nothing and his appetite has increased. He has gained 1lb 3 1/2 ounces in the last two weeks.Other than the slow grown he appears to function very normally. I'm just not sure if my wife and I need to do anything different than seeing the gasteroentoligist and nutrionalist. Any suggestions are welcome.

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