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should i take my 18 month old to a pediatric gi dr? for the past several months, my daughter will throw up if she has eaten and then coughs too hard. the only thing causing the vomiting is the coughing. the pediatricians in our practice (there are 3-4 w

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Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
If : If you are concerned about your daughter's vomiting, and your child's doctors are not sure what to do, then seeing a specialist is the next step. Give your child's practice a call and have them recommend a pediatric GI specialist they know and trust in your area. Good luck!
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
Dr. Robin Larabee
25 years experience Pediatrics
Not to gi: If cough is causing vomiting then the cough is the real problem. Take her back to your pediatrician to evaluate the cough before seeing a specialist.
Answered on Jun 12, 2014
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Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
Specializes in Pediatrics
Pediatrician: Your general pediatrician should be able to address the problem of post tussive vomiting (vomit after cough). If not, i'd suggest a pediatric pulmonologist (lung specialist) before going to gi.
Answered on Apr 30, 2015
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Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Pediatrician: Start with the pediatrician to find out why she is coughing- she might have an allergy or a post nasal drip.
Answered on Feb 5, 2014

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