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what is easiest way to give medicine to 3 years old infant who refuses and actually spits out medicine if forced. ?

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Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Syringe: Have the child leaning back in an adult's lap and squirt some in the side of mouth/cheek with a syringe and have a small incentive ready -maybe a sweet drink or a biscuit.
Answered on Nov 30, 2015

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