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by Sadia Ali Rafa -
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Which diseases show the sign and symptoms of "Stunting and Wasting"?

In reply to Sadia Ali Rafa

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by Farheen Ahmed -
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Stunting, or low height for age, is caused by long-term insufficient nutrient intake and frequent infections. Wasting, or low weight for height, is a strong predictor of mortality among children under five. It is usually the result of acute significant food shortage and/or disease.