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Unexplained Weight Loss in Children

Increased exercise, such as in a competitive sport, can sometimes lead to weight loss in children. You should make an appointment with your doctor in the next week or so to talk about this possibility.

However, in order to cause weight loss, the amount of exercise would need to be significantly more than your child had been previously doing.

Because of this, we suggest that you continue with the guide.

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