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Vomiting in night time,diarrhea - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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User :   Hi, may I answer your he
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   here
Doctor :   how can i help you ?
User :   Hi, my daughter threw up in the middle of the night a week and a half ago and had diarriah in the morning. the same thing happened a few nights later and then it happened last night. its only in the middle of the night and the rest of the time she is totaly fine.
Doctor :   let me read ur query
User :   ok
Doctor :   may i know her age ?
User :   5
Doctor :   does she have any fever , cramps etc ?
User :   no
User :   she thrws up at night and then there is dairraih in the morning and then she's tataly fine
Doctor :   does she sleep well at night in between ?
Doctor :   doe she pass her bowels in the day ?
User :   yes
User :   yes
Doctor :   are the bowel movements during the day normal ?
Doctor :   does she urinate as well at night ?>
User :   i guess they're normal. a bit dark
User :   she doesn't urinate at night
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does she drink a lot of fluids before going to bed ?
User :   she usually has a small glass of water or apple juice before bed
Doctor :   and what does she have for food before bed ?
User :   about an hour before
User :   sometimes a half hour
Doctor :   this seems to be a habit disorder than anything abnormal
Doctor :   since this is a occasional habit, and there is no other symptoms this appears to be a functional issue
User :   what do we do?
User :   and what does that mean?
Doctor :   this means that there is nothing abnormal with your daughter
Doctor :   you can give her some mylanta for the nausea and vomiting
Doctor :   over time she will be able to get over the issues
User :   ok. thank you
Doctor :   in addition, there is no need for any medications as such as this is not a infection
User :   should we give her the med before she goes to bed or just give it to her if she is sick
Doctor :   before bed
Doctor :   this will prevent the reflux and nausea
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me here
User :   bye
Doctor :   bye for now
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