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Kid hits head on bathtub, vomiting, finger tips turns blue, teething, drooling and gagging. Should I be worried?

my 16 month old son fell and hit his head on the bathtub, awhile later he threw up and tips of fingers turned blue so I called 911 they came and said everything was fine. Next day my son is coughing and gagging when he is not even eating or drinking anything. He is teething and drooling a lot but the gagging is new, should I be worried?
Asked On : Sun, 17 Jun 2012
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I just saw the question. This child need urgent medical evaluation. Most probably he had aspiratied, that is what ever was in his mouth instead of going into the food pipe and spilled into the wind pipe. This child requries and x-ray chest and antibiotics.
In general have this rule: As a parent your inner sense warns you some thing is wrong, go to the hospital. Or. If the child is not active for atleast in one session a day or not sleeping for atleast one session or is refusing liquids then it is wrong. he needs medical attention as early as possible. hope by now your child has been to a hospital
Answered: Mon, 18 Jun 2012
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