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Weight loss

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Each score is a percentile comparing your child to other kids their age.

How severe are any signs of your child's weight loss?

Other symptoms or behaviors to look for with Weight loss

When parents mention Weight loss they also mention these other symptoms:

SymptomFrequencyNumber of mentions
Fatigue, tiredness, or lethargyOften4 mentions
ThirstinessOften3 mentions
VomitingOften3 mentions
DehydrationOften2 mentions
DiarrheaOften2 mentions
Refusing to eatOften2 mentions
Bed wettingSometimes1 mention
CoughingSometimes1 mention
DepressionSometimes1 mention
Excessive thirstSometimes1 mention

Characteristics of Weight loss

How common is Weight loss?

Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 11.64% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Weight loss.

Percentage of kids with Weight loss by year of age


This is based on a survey of 421 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Weight loss “Moderate”, “Severe”, or “Very Severe” among kids in different age groups.


SeverityPercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Very Severe


13 mentions


10 mentions


26 mentions


26 mentions
Not at All


346 mentions

Discussion of Weight loss

What was your approach to Weight loss? What were the results?