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Child having cough, vomitting. Solution?

good morning doctor, its about my daughter who s age is 5. till yesterday evening there was no problem. after a party while we were returning home she started to cough , just for seconds. then at night she suddenly wake up and started to cough and vomit a little . at that time her sound seems to change. today this morning also the same . what should i do please help me
Asked On : Mon, 25 Feb 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013
Thank you for your query,
In children vomiting follows the cough and it is called posttussive vomiting.
The cough may be allergic or a viral throat infection.
For cough you can give cough syrup which can be available over the counter for some relief.
Once the cough gets controlled the vomiting will subside auomatically.
No medication is required for vomitings.
But consult your Pediatrician for her throat and lungs examination to prescribe her a specific cough medicine.
Hope I have answered your query.
Answered: Tue, 26 Feb 2013
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