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BreaMarie91
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When people with PKU are sick it does raise there phe levels alittle (which is a good reason why I don’t do my levels if I’m sick and I put it off for a few days). You wouldn’t really do much different for a PKU child then you would for any other child if they’re sick. Although, it has always helped me alittle when I’m sick to drink alittle more of my formula. Also if you even give your baby medicine you may want to check the box to make sure there aren’t warnings that it contains Phenylalanine or ask your doctor before giving your baby medicine because alot of medicines do have some Phe in them.
Hope this helped alittle! nBreanna

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