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A 43-year-old female asked:

My son is 21 months old. he started vomiting around 8 last night. all he will take in is breast milk. but within an hour he vomits again. he feeds well. but i worry that he is not keeping anything in. ?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Hydration: As long as he wets a diaper every 6 hours or more he is retaining enough to stay hydrated. If he doesn't wet in 8-12 hrs it is time to have him seen. Breast milk is well designed to help these sick kids. Sometimes popsicle pieces or small amounts of chilled apple sauce are accepted by these kids & help.

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Last updated Feb 6, 2018

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