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A 22-year-old female asked:

my 4 year old daughter has vomited 3 times in the last 8 hours. no other symptoms, &cant keep fluids down what's wrong & what do i do?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
LASIK Surgery 18 years experience
Virus: She most likely has a viral gastroenteritis. Treatment is supportive and includes a otc meds for any fever, staying hydrated if possible, and time. If no improvement, she may need to see her pediatrician.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Sips & sips: If the kid vomits any intake of volume you need to cut back to sips of fluids every few minutes while awake. Popsicles & near frozen slushes of apple sauce, or whipped peaches or pears are often well tolerated. If she can hold that down, some simple noodles or steamed rice are good starter foods.

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Last updated Mar 26, 2013

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