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Sick once a month, vomiting, fever, pain in legs. Blood tests clear. Advise?

My five year old cousin has been sick at least once a month since September with vomiting and fevers. Yesterday along with those symptoms she said her legs hurt so bad she could barely walk. She has been tested by specialists who found nothing in her blood. But it seems odd that once a month she is going through this
Asked On : Tue, 2 Apr 2013
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Thank you for your query.

It is very common for children of this age to contract infection quite frequently as they are building their immunity. If the investigations are normal and the growth of your cousin is normal then you need not worry. Some children with upper respiratory tract infection tend to vomit more in the initial period due to a congested throat.

I hope I have answered your query to your satisfaction.

Wishing your cousin an early recovery.


Rajiv K Khandelwal
Answered: Sun, 2 Jun 2013
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