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Small child, no weight gain, vomiting frequently with mucus, loss of appetite. Blood test, scan normal. Tuberculosis infection?

my son is 3yrs and 5 months.his weight is 12kgs.he was there in the same weight for last 1 year.the problem is he is taking vomit almost for last 9 months.the vomit is full of mucas (jelly gummy like colourless thread). blood test and scan is normal.i am worried like it might be Tuberculosis .what step i should take next? he is not at all feeling hungry.always complaining stomach pain after 2 spoons of food.please help me....
Asked On : Fri, 13 Jul 2012
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thanks for writing to health care magic.

recurrent vomiting is definitely not normal.
You rightly mentioned that the weight gain is also not as what it is supposed to be.

does he have fever or recurrent episodes of fever.
he may be having what is called gastroesophageal reflux. Your doctor will confirm the diagnosis after necessary investigations and advise the needful
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In such scenario the questions are directly forwarded to me .............. and I can answer your queries regarding your son online regularly.

Hope this helps.
Take care

Dr Y V Siva Sankara Murty
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Answered: Fri, 1 Mar 2013
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