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What is failure to thrive?
Children are diagnosed with failure to thrive when their weight or rate of weight gain is significantly below that of other children of similar age and sex. Infants or children that fail to thrive seem to be dramatically smaller or shorter than other children the same age. Teenagers may have short stature or appear to lack the usual changes that occur at puberty. However, there is a wide variation in what is considered normal growth and development.
In general, the rate of change in weight and height may be more important than the actual measurements.
Infants or children who fail to thrive have a height, weight and head circumference that do not match standard growth charts. The person's weight falls lower than the third percentile (as outlined in standard growth charts) or 20 percent below the ideal weight for their height. Growing may have slowed or stopped after a previously established growth curve.
The following are delayed or slow to develop:
- Physical skills, such as rolling over, sitting, standing and walking
- Mental and social skills
- Secondary sexual characteristics (delayed in adolescents)
- It is important to determine whether failure to thrive results from medical problems or factors in the environment, such as abuse or neglect.
- There are multiple medical causes of failure to thrive. These include:
- Chromosome abnormalities, such as Down syndrome and Turner syndrome
Defects in major organ systems
- Problems with the endocrine system, such as thyroid hormone deficiency, growth hormone deficiency or other hormone deficiencies
- Damage to the brain or central nervous system, which may cause feeding difficulties in an infant
- Heart or lung problems, which can affect how oxygen and nutrients move through the body
- Anemia or other blood disorders
- Gastrointestinal problems that result in malabsorption or a lack of digestive enzymes
- Long-term gastroenteritis and gastroesophageal reflux (usually temporary)
- Cerebral palsy
Long-term (chronic) infections
- Metabolic disorders
- Complications of pregnancy and low birth weight
- Other factors that may lead to failure to thrive:
- Emotional deprivation as a result of parental withdrawal, rejection or hostility
- Economic problems that affect nutrition, living conditions and parental attitudes
- Exposure to infections, parasites or toxins
- Poor eating habits, such as eating in front of the television and not having formal meal times
- Many times the cause cannot be determined.
- The treatment depends on the cause of the delayed growth and development. Delayed growth due to nutritional factors can be resolved by educating the parents to provide a well-balanced diet.
- If psychosocial factors are involved, treatment should include improving the family dynamics and living conditions. Parental attitudes and behavior may contribute to a child's problems and need to be examined. In many cases, a child may need to be hospitalized initially to focus on implementation of a comprehensive medical, behavioral and psychosocial treatment plan.
- Do not give your child dietary supplements without consulting your physician first.
Age is 50 years, not having habit of sound sleep like 5 to 6 hours, sleep 3 to 4 hrs a day, how to improve the timing of sleep or what to take like medicine.
Mam mere date 21 June ko ani thi but abhi tak nahi ayi mujhe pehle 2 miscarriage jo chuke hai us doran bhi periods wala pain hota tha and same at this time 2 blood test and urine test done but negative also coloured ultrasound but all negative strong feeling of pregnancy but can't understand please help.
Sir I have problem on face. Some itching problem on face. Some dark spot on face. Please tell me some home remedies. Thanks.
I am 18 years old, how do I maintain my stamina I feel tired every time please sugest me for the stamina power?
I have improper teeth. My front teeth are bending and there is also a gap between the front ones. I don't want to put on braces. Is there any other solution to my problem? what should I do?
Got my periods on 19th. Very less bleeding but still continues. My regular periods last for 5 days. Three months back also same problem. Scan and blood reports normal. Doctor said hormonal imbalance and gave primolut n.no problem for next two cycle. But this time problem started.
I have hair fall issue. My hairs are falling when I take shampoo or will combing my hairs. I have also a problem that my face is oily and it have darkspots and black holes and my skin is also looking dump.
Hi Sir/Mam, I would like to go for lip reduction surgery. Could you please let me know the cost of the surgery.
Hi doctor. I'm 19 years old and my weight is 46 kg and I want to increase my weight and height. What should be my optimum weight at this age.
I have mouth ulcers repeatedly for a week and also for an month. So kindly give some advice to recover from it.
I have black spot and pimple on my face. I used fair and handsome cream as well as some medicine also. But the spot and pimple are not removed. So I wants your suggestion about these problem so please help me. I would thankful for you.
- Drink water with an empty stomach.
- Drink water before every meal
- Drink water 20 min after having tea/coffee. It can reduce acid production.
- Drink water before your bed time.
- Drink water 1 hour after every meal.