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Stomach ache and vomiting in a 2 year old - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello doctor,
User :   my kid is around 2.8 months ols
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   pls go on
User :   he vomited around 5 times from evening 6 :30 PM
User :   also he is complaining of stomach ache
Doctor :   any bloose motions/ fever?
Doctor :   * loose
User :   please let us know what to do
User :   no loose motions, slight temperature is there.
User :   we have put crocine syrup
Doctor :   is he vomiting now/ what was the last time he vomitted?
User :   around 10 min back
Doctor :   do you have ORS at home?
User :   yes
Doctor :   any fever past few days/ cough?
User :   no
Doctor :   any previous health problems? allergies
User :   no
Doctor :  
what you need to do is
Doctor :   what has he had to eat before he started vomitting?
User :   he had taken a cup of milk & orange
Doctor :   what you need to do is make sure he gets enough fluids to keep him hydrated- ORS is the best
Doctor :   does he have any stomach pain?
User :   ok
User :   yes
Doctor :   when did the stomach pain start?
User :   around 6:30 PM
Doctor :   hmmmm-
Doctor :   how is your child - is he crying a lot- and complaining
Doctor :   of stomach pain or does he seem confortable?
Doctor :   *comfortable?
User :   he is comfortable
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what you need to do is make sure he gets enough fluids to keep him hydrated- ORS is the best
User :   ok
Doctor :   give him a few tea spoons at a time and dont force him to drink too much
User :   ok
Doctor :   if his vomiting persists and you his mouth is drying up- you will need to take him to a hospital
User :   ok
Doctor :   if he is able to keep the ORS down- keep giving it to him evry 15 mins
Doctor :   what is his wt?
User :   12.5 kgs
Doctor :   give him about 2 glasses over the next few hours
User :   ok
Doctor :   and keep a watch on his urine-
Doctor :   what time did he last pass urine?
User :   ok
User :   6:30
Doctor :   don't give him masala foods/ milk products foe a couple of days
User :   ok
Doctor :   start the ORS in a few minutes- 1-2 tspns at a time
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   any medicines, we have to give
Doctor :   avoid giving him anything other than ORS at the moment
User :   ok
User :   thats it doctor
Doctor :   ok
User :   thank you very much
Doctor :   welcome
Doctor :   thanks for consultinmg us
Doctor :   bye for now
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