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Premature baby constantly throwing up

my son was born 3mths premature . He is constantly throwing up. He is on acid reflux medicine but that doesn t seem to be working.Doctors refuse to change his formula.He already had a gastronaelgy done and they said everything was okay but he constantly throws up and too me that s not okay.What should I do?
Asked On : Sun, 2 Jan 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
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Since which day of birth has your child been throwing up. Usually common cause of this is swallowing of air. Do keep baby against your shoulder and try to pat out the air from the baby's stomach. If the vomiting is during 2-3 weeks after birth it could be a sign of obstruction for which you will need to consult a Surgeon. Do not stop feeding the baby. Avoid giving any water, honey etc. to the baby except breast milk.
Answered: Sun, 25 Sep 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. P. Mahesh's  Response

Welcome to HCM.

You have not mentioned the age of your son.

If the doctor has got the necessary tests done and finds every thing is alright, then you need not worry. Try not to force feed or over feed the child. Try to avoid giving the child what he does not like to eat. Encourage the child to drink water frequently so that he does not have any difficulty in passing motion.

Commonest cause for a child to throw up is, giving the child what that child hates or does not like to eat.

Always remember not to force feed your child and every thing should be fine.

Wishing you and your son all the best.
Answered: Sun, 25 Sep 2011
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Ayurvedic treatment- for this condition best treatment is massage,massage baby two times in a day with coconut oil,bala oil and add some turmeric to it,keep in mind that oil should warm while doing diet avoid beans,sprouted lentis,mutter etc
Answered: Tue, 7 Jun 2011
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