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Frequent vomiting in a baby - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi
User :   My daughter vomiting often...she is 13 months old
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   'ok
Doctor :   since when is the problem?
User :   It has been there for few months.....but looks like it is a voluntary act
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is she having any loose stools?
User :   Sometimes she vomits like as if a tap has been turned on
Doctor :   have you started weaning her?
User :   Her stools used to be greenish ...but not watery
Doctor :   does she cry a lot and bang her head?
User :   She does do such before going to sleep
Doctor :   are they greenish now?
Doctor :   bang her head?
User :   Sometimes she bangs her head
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when has she been doing this?
User :   Now stools are fine ..... after taking basigyl-N
Doctor :   is there any fever?
User :   For last 5 months this has been happening....she does not have any fever
Doctor :   has she started talking, crawling and trying to stand?
User :   She is hyper active
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what diet are you giving her?
User :   She does walk now and utters some names too
Doctor :   ok
User :   We give her formula milk, porridge twice a day and biscuits
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does she throw up immediately after eating?
User :   sometimes....especially having consumed lots of water before diet
Doctor :   when do the vomitting episodes usually occur?
User :   anytime it could occur
User :   but as I said it is not painful on her
Doctor :   ok
User :   She smiles after vomitting
Doctor :   is she being recently irritable and crying a lot?
User :   irritable yes....when I stop her from doing something
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest that you give her small frequent meals instead of large meals
Doctor :   also make her take less water immediately after food
User :   The quantity is not alot...
Doctor :   give her regular adult food cooked at home and made soft instead of formula feeds
Doctor :   but whatever you are giving may be large for her
User :   We just feed her poridge twice a day and in a small bowl
Doctor :   as kids have a very less stomach capacity
User :   Poridge is made at home....
Doctor :   give her more fruits and vegetables
Doctor :   dont give her formula feeds
User :   How about formula milk then
Doctor :   i still suggest that you avoid them
Doctor :   give he regular food
Doctor :   she doesnt need formula feeds
User :   So no more I getting you right ?
Doctor :   give her regular cow milk or buffalo milk
Doctor :   and mother's milk if possible
Doctor :   breast milk
User :   So by following these instructions....things should be fine then
Doctor :   mostly
Doctor :   if they dont reduce then it is better to get her evaluated
Doctor :   with a pediatriciqn
Doctor :   pediatrician
Doctor :   after a few days
User :   Actually we dont get fresh cow milk here but do get something similar called fresh milk that is packaged
Doctor :   ok
User :   so should we feed her that "Fresh millk then"
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   with any pediasure or junior horlicks
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