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Unexplained Weight Loss in Children

Are any of the following happening?

- Your child seems worried or anxious

- Your child is often tearful or sad

- Your child has been having trouble sleeping

- Your child has less appetite

- Your child has lost interest in activities, toys, or other things that used to interest him or her

- There has been a significant life change recently, like a move, new school, divorce, new sibling, or death in the family

Yes, one or more of these is happening.

No, none of these is happening.

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