Small child, sudden breathing difficulty, foaming at the mouth, unable to swallow water. Causes for symptoms?
My four year old son woke up drooling really bad and terrified he couldn t breathe and started foaming at the mouth we know he didn t not get into any thing poisonous he has been fine all day also while this was going on he said he needed food but yet he could not even drink water ....what could be the causes of these symptoms?
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This sudden episode could be due to a terrific dream or a fit with postictal phenomenon.
Child needs immediate examination and evaluation.
Call for emergency and consult Emergency department for immediate stabilization, monitoring of airway, breathing and circulation and further treatment.
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