A 29-year-old member asked:
My 15 month old choked on water 3 times in the bath tub while trying to drink the water. could he be at risk for dry drowning? this was 40 minutes ago
3 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nela Corderoanswered
Pediatrics 56 years experience
DROWNING?: Why would you put your 15 month old in the bath tub to drink water? I know of some babies drowing in the tub due to neglect! please don't jopardized baby by letting him drink water and choke in the tub. Thanks!
5.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Jason Adleranswered
Pediatric Critical Care 26 years experience
Dry drowning: The entity of dry drowning is not something that has been reliably verified as a clinical entity. If your child choked on water in the bath tub while trying to drink it but did not suffer a pronged period of submersion, loss of consciousness, loss of respiratory effort or loss of pulse, and is not having trouble breathing currently, then it is unlikely to lead to adverse problems.
5.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Judith Tellermananswered
Clinical Psychology 44 years experience
Drowning: To be on the safe side please take your baby to the Doctor or the emergency room to be checked out.
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Last updated Jul 9, 2019
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