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07 Apr 2003

Sand cravings and tiredness
I crave for sand on a constand basis and always prefer drinking ice cold drinks. I have dry skin patches on my arms in the form of ringworms. I feel tired and sometimes get pains in my stomach or lower abdomen area. I also get dissy spells more oftnthan not.

What could be the problem.

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CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Barbie, you might have a disorder called pica that is frequently associated with iron deficiency anaemia. This will also explain the tiredness and the dizziness. You will have to have a full blood count and iron studies done as this can lead to serious problems. Good luck.
Just FYI, the soil might cause infections with worms and all kinds of other weird goggos so please don’t do it.
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