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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • October 8, 2008
  • 00:09 PM

My grandson is 2 1/2 and is so very cute. He is only 19 lbs and cannot walk. When my daughter was pregnant, they said he would be a dwarf. Not the case. His limbs are in proportion to his body. His head was very big for his body for a while. They have diagnosed him with failure to thrive. Celiac has been ruled out, all blood tests are normal, his teeth are erupting on time, his stools are not normal, his abdoman is usually distended, he waves his both hands frequently, he can say many words, but repeats words and gets fixated on certain things (like opening and closing doors). The corpus collosal part of his brain was said to be underdeveloped at birth. Mom had an emergency C-Section due to the stress on him. He had low birth weight. He is low on a growth hormone. Surgery was performed to straighten his penis and to assend a testicle. Can anyone help. Too many doctors, tests, and no answers. I know I have not listed all tests and results. But this is a start.

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