From Palmdale, California, USA:
About a week ago while my five year old daughter and I were out, she suddenly got pale and told me she wanted to go to sleep. She dropped to the floor and couldn't get up. I tried picking her up because I noticed that she didn't have any strength in her to stand up on her own. I gave her some water, and eventually she was okay. However, since than she has been complaining of dizziness, drowsiness and nausea. I have been monitoring her food intake and have noticed that these symptoms appear when she goes more than two to three hours without eating. I offer her something to eat and am persistent, but she says she is not hungry and does not want to eat. I also have a seven year old son who tells me that he is always thirsty and complains of above symptoms. Should I be concerned about this?
This does not sound like typical behavior for a child. I would recommend you contact the pediatrician's office and make an appointment for your children to be evaluated.
Additional comments from Craig Broadhurst:These children need to be seen by a pediatrician.
Original posting 22 Mar 2003
Posted to Diagnosis and Symptoms
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:42
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2018. Comments and Feedback.