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Child having dry cough followed by vomiting, mostly active, no fever, has a shunt. Is it due to shunt?

My 2 year old is vomiting after he eats or drinks. He has not been able to keep anything down for 3 days now. He also has a dry cough usually before he throws up. The vomit does not smell like it usually would with a virus. He is playing normally most of the time, but also has moments where he lays and seems to feel bad. He has no fever or symptoms. He also has a shunt. Should I be concerned with the shunt or could this be something else?
Asked On : Tue, 12 Jun 2012
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Dear Stephanie
I suggest you keep an eye on his condition. Keep an eye on his temperature and keep him hydrated. for cough you can use a cough syrup or steam inhalation. Offer him soft diet, things he likes to eat in small amounts. mashed banana or potatoes or cereals. if you have any questions please feel free to contact me.

take care
Answered: Tue, 12 Jun 2012
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