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A 28-year-old female asked:

what is youngest age you can give infant pedialyte? newborn? if 2or 3 week old is vomiting few times (no fever) try to see if pedialyte is tolerated?

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Dr. Marianna Post
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Being baby to dr: Bring baby to pediatrician, vomiting in newborn can be sign of congenital disorder, you shouldn't need pedialyte for newborn, do not give it before discussing with pediatrician
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarberaanswered
Pediatrics 28 years experience
See below: If a child this young is vomiting, you need to talk with the child's doctor. I would not advise giving pedialyte without your doctor knowing.

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