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Date : 24-Sep-2014
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Doctor:Hi,
Doctor:How can I help you ?
User:hello doctor,
User:my 4.5 years old daughter vomiting from evening
User:whatever she takes inside she just throwing up
Doctor:What food did she have prior to the vomiting ?
Doctor:Are you ther ?
User:morning she had idly. afternoon she had rice with vegetable. evening she chacos. after 2 hours she vomited the food what she had in the afternoon.
Doctor:Ok, does she have fever ?
User:no
User:her forehead and palms are light hot.
Doctor:Ok, for now you may have to give her antiemetic medications
Doctor:like Domstal or Ondem
Doctor:Do you have any of these?
User:no
User:she sleeping now.
User:i gave milk, that also she vomited in the bad while sleeping after half an hour
Doctor:Do not give anything without giving antiemetic medication
Doctor:if possible get one of the syrups I mentioned
User:while she wake up in the morning, i should any one above mentioned and what to give her
User:for intake?
Doctor:You can give Domstal syrup 5ml and wait for 20 min and give any soft foods
Doctor:like soup or idly
User:ok
User:doctor what could be reason for this vomiting
Doctor:Could be underdigestion of the food consumed previously
Doctor:She must be examined if she vomits in the morning too
Doctor:It could be infection if so\
User:if we give the above medicin that will stop her vomiting??
Doctor:yes for sure
Doctor:but temporarily
Doctor:if she has infection in her stomach or intestines she may vomit again
User:then how can we identify that she she has still vomting
Doctor:it is then she may have to be placed on antibiotics after examing
Doctor:the medication effect lasts for four hours.. After that of she vomits it could be due to infection
User:ok
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