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    Short stature in child

    Even though both his parents are tall, my grandson (3 yrs 6 mths) has short stature.  He was premature and very sick as a baby, but now is doing well. He is on Losec, but the dose is now lowered. He has low iron, and even though taking medication he seems unable to absorb iron. Suggestions would be

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  • noelfitz 2

    Low iron

    One of my grandchildren has low iron, but not low haemoglobin.  He has had iron supplements, but seems unable to absorb iron properly.  His reading is about 3, rather that 10+. What would you advise? Is this the correct place to raise this issue? Thanks for help.

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    Low iron and height in a grandson

    One of my grandchildren (age 3 yrs 7 mnths) has low iron, but not hemoglobin. He was premature and sick as a child. His parents are tall, but he is small and not strong.   He is on Losec and would this be causing his iron to be low?  To increase his iron he takes Galfor, but so far this is not

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