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Child with continuous vomiting. What should be done? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 31-Aug-2013
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User:this is XXXXXXX
Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:my 6 months baby did vomtting continuously
User:may be some kind food prob
User:can you suggest me any medicine
Doctor:Ondansetron syrup can be taken
User:ok, is this common with kids
Doctor:It may happen
Doctor:Did she eat something unusual?
Doctor:What did she eat?
User:boiled ragi nd rice
Doctor:She should be on cereal
Doctor:rice or wheat cereal
User:yaa, that was a mistake
User:what kind of food we can giv her
Doctor:So we can try ondansetron
Doctor:We need to control vomiting
User:i guess it is controlled
User:but she need something to become normal
User:is it safe to use
Doctor:Whenever she is vomiting, turn her head to a side
Doctor:Also give her gatorade or ORS-L after every vomiting
User:any reason for dat
Doctor:It is like electral or ors
Doctor:It will help with dehydration
User:i mean for turning head
Doctor:Turning head to a side is important so that she does not aspirate
User:thanks madam
Doctor:Vomitus may go into respiratory tract
Doctor:She should not vomit
User:ya now i can understand
Doctor:Give her the medicine too
Doctor:It is a safe medicine
User:how much quantity
Doctor:If its concentration is 125/5 ml
User:wat kind of food we can give her regularly
Doctor:Then you can give 1.25 ml once a day
Doctor:For now only cerelac
Doctor:along with breast milk
Doctor:When she is 7 - 8 months you can give her pureed bioled vegetables
User:we tried both flavours of cerelac but she is not showing interest
Doctor:After 8 - 9 months you can introduce nicely mashed adult food
Doctor:She will show interest if she is hungry
Doctor:like early morning or evenings
Doctor:Give her milk after solid food
User:its like she will take milk or other food if we give at the same time
Doctor:Yes that is also a good idea
User:any suggestion for other than cerelac
Doctor:She should not be on other foods for now
User:at hungry also she is avoiding cerelac
Doctor:Is she holding her neck well?
Doctor:You can try adding juice to the cerelac
Doctor:Youcan also try different ways of feeding
User:which juices
Doctor:One way is to quietly approach from the side and bring the spoon till she opens her mouth to take it
Doctor:Like orange juice
Doctor:It will give the cerlac some flavour
User:ok thanks
User:good night
Doctor:Good night
Doctor:Take care
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