A 23-year-old female asked:
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my 18 month old inhaled a bunch of pool water. threw up a lot and now is coughing on and off. should i take her to the er?

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Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: she might have inhaled more water and the associated chemicals than you think. Take her to the ER for an evaluation and most likely a chest x-ray!
Answered on Aug 8, 2014
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