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Date : 17-Sep-2014
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User:Hello doctor
Doctor:Please proceed with your query.
User:My Kid, 3 years old is unable to keep his meals down. vomiting out
User:tends to vomit as soon as he sees some eatable
User:last week he's up from fever, cough
User:Seems like he has some gas problem
User:not able to have sound sleep as well
Doctor:Is his fever and cough reduced?
User:there's no fever or cougn now
Doctor:May I know the medications he took for fever and cough?
User:he was on dolopar 250 and Tminic as doctor advised
Doctor:Was he vomiting during fever too?
User:no, that time his diet was reduced
User:usually in good health he tends to do this
Doctor:Is he complaining of stomach ache or any other symptoms?
User:I suspect some gas related trouble
User:he could not speakup...but i feel his tummy is pretty hard in morning
Doctor:I too feel that might be suffering with gastritis.
Doctor:As his diet was reduced during fever and was on medications, this would have led to gastritis.
User:morning milk he always vomits out
Doctor:Start with low volume of fluids like cold milk and water.
Doctor:let it be low volume but frequently.
Doctor:observe if he vomits that too.
Doctor:If he doesnt then continue with low volumes few times.
User:if he burps in morning, he wont vomit then
User:but problem is we are not able to make him burp
Doctor:Do not worry.
Doctor:It will gradually improve
User:Once i tried giving him XXXXXXX warm water, that helped. but I am not sure to give him that regularly in the morning
Doctor:Avoid citric fruits, warm milk and any hot and spicy food.
Doctor:You can give cold water to drink in the morning
Doctor:as this will buffer off the acid produced in the stomach overnight.
Doctor:May I know his weight?
User:its 17 kg
Doctor:Syp Colic aid three times a day for 4 to 5 days after food
Doctor:should help in reducing gastritis
Doctor:This should do.
Doctor:Observe his improvements and I hope he is not allergic to any medicines.
User:he dont take antibiotics well
User:for other medicines, he's ok
Doctor:He should be fine with this syp and the instructions I have advised you.
User:would you suggest stopping milk with it?
Doctor:Even after 5 days if no improvement is seen then a pediatric consultation would be good.
Doctor:Avoid warm or hot milk
Doctor:but you can give him cold milk
Doctor:cold milk will buffer and reduce acid action on the stomach lining.
Doctor:Did you follow the instrucitons?
User:I noted it down
Doctor:Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
User:no doctor...thank you your valuable time and consultation
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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